Part of speech:
The answer to a problem or the explanation for something:
The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
A pleading in common law, made by the defendant to answer a replication by the plaintiff.
A reply, especially a quick witty one; a retort.
Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
A subject or point that is under discussion or open to controversy:
To be enough; be sufficient or adequate
Anything that is found (usually valuable), as objects on an archeological site or a person with talent.
To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
To satisfy the hunger or desire of; feed or satiate
To pay back (an injury) in kind.
To refuse to accept as true or right; reject as unfounded, unreal, etc.
(Intransitive) To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another.
To assert as defense, vindication, or excuse; claim as a plea:
To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:
To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend.
To join again; to unite after separation.
To take in a violent manner as if by right:
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
(Intransitive) To file a counterclaim.
To be or become crushed:
Backfire is defined as something happens in the opposite way than you wanted it to happen.
(Intransitive, UK) to make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
To be destroyed; come to ruin
(Informal) To silence or disconcert (another) in a crushing manner
To find or provide the correct or a satisfactory solution to (a problem)
To explain or clarify something:
To make or become clear and free from impurities
The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
To grant the right to enter:
(Intransitive) To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well.
To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
A confirming or being confirmed; corroboration; ratification; verification
A word or an utterance of one syllable.
(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".)
The anticipating and answering of an argument before one's opponent has a chance to advance it
Prior to 1960, the first of three examinations for the BA degree at Oxford University, England
To behave like or pose as; impersonate:
Argue is defined as to verbally disagree with someone.
To write or publish (a book), compose (a musical score), etc.
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
To be sufficient
To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
To say or give as an answer:
To give back (sound); echo
To act in return or in answer:
For example; let us assume.
To meet requirements or needs; satisfy:
To convey a message by nonverbal means:
To furnish with clothes, esp. with a suit
To express in writing; set down:
The bringing about of a result or outcome:
To eliminate the job or position of:
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination:
(Chemistry) A substance in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.
(Music) To cause (a chord or tone) to undergo resolution
The response of cells or tissues to an antigen, as in a test for immunization.
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
Skill in making witty replies
The act or an instance of approving.
The act or process of replicating something.
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.
Insolent or impudent retorts.
A thing disclosed; revelation
Revelation is defined as a surprising fact or event that makes you look at things in a new way.
The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
Something that serves to guide or direct in the solution of a problem or mystery.
(Of a sound or sound waves, intransitive) To reflect off of a surface and return.
To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
To make a parry or evasion
Inquire is defined as to look into something, to ask a question or to ask for information.
Such a text formerly used as a response but now rendered independently.
- 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
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