Answer synonyms

ăn'sər

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The answer to a problem or the explanation for something:
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A pleading in common law, made by the defendant to answer a replication by the plaintiff.
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A crucial step or requirement.
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The act of refuting something by making a contrary argument, or presenting contrary evidence.
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Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
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A reply, especially a quick witty one; a retort.
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The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
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The act of writing back; the answering of a letter.
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To say something sharp or witty in answer to a remark or accusation.
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To be enough; be sufficient or adequate
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Anything that is found (usually valuable), as objects on an archeological site or a person with talent.
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To pay to the extent of what is claimed or due.
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To become joined again.
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(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.
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The bringing about of a result or outcome:
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To reply
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To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
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(Intransitive, UK) to make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
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To explain or clarify something:
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A subject or point that is under discussion or open to controversy:
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Government policy or structure related to the military.
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To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
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(Logic, countable) A proposition which is the contradictory of another proposition and which can be obtained from that other proposition by the appropriately placed addition/insertion of the word "not". (Or, in symbolic logic, by prepending that proposition with the symbol for the logical operator "not".)
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To write or publish (a book), compose (a musical score), etc.
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To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
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Skill in making witty replies
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To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
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To be sufficient
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A reply to an objection in formal disputation.
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To satisfy the hunger or desire of; feed or satiate
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(Archaic) To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.
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To give something back to its original holder or owner.
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To pay back (an injury) in kind.
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To take in a violent manner as if by right:
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(Intransitive) To file a counterclaim.
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To be or become crushed:
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(Intransitive) To retaliate
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Backfire is defined as something happens in the opposite way than you wanted it to happen.
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To be destroyed; come to ruin
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(Informal) To silence or disconcert (another) in a crushing manner
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To find or provide the correct or a satisfactory solution to (a problem)
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To make or become clear and free from impurities
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(Computing, databases) A set of instructions passed to a database.
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The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
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To grant the right to enter:
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A confirming or being confirmed; corroboration; ratification; verification
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A reply
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A word or an utterance of one syllable.
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The anticipating and answering of an argument before one's opponent has a chance to advance it
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The answer of an emperor (originally the Roman Emper) when formally consulted by a magistrate or other persons on some difficult point of law.
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Prior to 1960, the first of three examinations for the BA degree at Oxford University, England
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To behave like or pose as; impersonate:
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Argue is defined as to verbally disagree with someone.
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To act in a reverse way; go back to a former condition, stage, etc.
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To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
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To say or give as an answer:
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To give back (sound); echo
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To act in return or in answer:
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For example; let us assume.
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To meet requirements or needs; satisfy:
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To convey a message by nonverbal means:
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To furnish with clothes, esp. with a suit
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To make a sarcastic, flippant, or sardonic comment.
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To express in writing; set down:
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To interrogate or enquire of (a person).
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(Fencing) to attempt to hit an opponent after parrying an attack.
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To eliminate the job or position of:
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination:
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(Chemistry) A substance in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.
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(Music) To cause (a chord or tone) to undergo resolution
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To figure out the answer to a riddle.
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Government policy or (infra)structure related to the military.
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The act of overthrowing something or someone.
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(Law) A rebuttal; the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.
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The response of cells or tissues to an antigen, as in a test for immunization.
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Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
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(Computing) A string of characters used to log in to a computer or network, to access a level in a video game, etc.
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The act or process of replicating something.
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The recognition of a fact or the existence of an obligation and the acceptance of the accompanying legal responsibility. For example, a putative father may acknowledge a child as his during a paternity proceeding.
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(Sometimes also used uncountably) A visible indication.
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Insolent or impudent retorts.
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Something discovered.
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A thing disclosed; revelation
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Revelation is defined as a surprising fact or event that makes you look at things in a new way.
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The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
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Something that serves to guide or direct in the solution of a problem or mystery.
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A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
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A solution
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A solution
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A solution
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The definition of acknowledge means to state that something is real, factual or true.
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To reply
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To reply
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(Of a sound or sound waves, intransitive) To reflect off of a surface and return.
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To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
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To reply
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To reply
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(Idiomatic) To reply impertinently; to answer in a cheeky manner.
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(Computing) To issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.
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To reply
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To reply
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To refuse to accept as true or right; reject as unfounded, unreal, etc.
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(Intransitive) To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another.
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To drive back or beat back; to repulse.
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To make a parry or evasion
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To assert as defense, vindication, or excuse; claim as a plea:
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To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:
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To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend.
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Inquire is defined as to look into something, to ask a question or to ask for information.
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(Intransitive) To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well.
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A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
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Such a text formerly used as a response but now rendered independently.
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The act or an instance of approving.
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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
Find another word for answer. In this page you can discover 126 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for answer, like: solution, rejoinder, key, rebuttal, result, comeback, evasive, rescription, retort, suffice and find.