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Another word for answer

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Noun
  1. Something spoken or written in return, as to a question or demand

    See also:

    ask

  2. Something worked out to explain, resolve, or provide a method for dealing with and settling a problem

    See also:

    ask

Verb
  1. To speak or act in response, as to a question

    See also:

    ask

  2. To meet a need or requirement

    See also:

    help

    excess

  3. To supply fully or completely

    See also:

    do

Another word for answer

Synonym Study

  • Rejoin implies an answer, originally to a reply, now often to an objection
  • Retort suggests a reply, esp. one that is sharp or witty, provoked by a charge or criticism
  • Reply in its strictest application refers to an answer that directly or in detail satisfies a question, charge, etc.
  • Respond implies an appropriate reaction, either in words or action, made voluntarily or spontaneously to that which serves as a stimulus to respond to an appeal
  • Answer implies saying, writing, or acting in return, as required by the situation or by courtesy to answer a letter, to answer the phone