Dictionary Results for answer

1. answer - noun

· a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"

Synonym(s): reply, response

Hypernym(s): statement

2. answer - noun

· a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"

Synonym(s): solution, result, resolution, solvent

Hypernym(s): statement

3. answer - noun

· the speech act of replying to a question

Hypernym(s): reply, response

Antonym(s): question

4. answer - noun

· the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims

Hypernym(s): pleading

5. answer - noun

· a nonverbal reaction; "his answer to any problem was to get drunk"; "their answer was to sue me"

Hypernym(s): reaction, response

6. answer - verb

· react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"

Synonym(s): reply, respond

Hypernym(s): state, say, tell

7. answer - verb

· respond to a signal; "answer the door"; "answer the telephone"

Hypernym(s): react, respond

8. answer - verb

· give the correct answer or solution to; "answer a question"; "answer the riddle"

Hypernym(s): solve, work_out, figure_out, puzzle_out, lick, work

9. answer - verb

· understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"

Synonym(s): resolve

Hypernym(s): solve, work_out, figure_out, puzzle_out, lick, work

10. answer - verb

· give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument); "The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution"

Hypernym(s): refute, rebut

11. answer - verb

· be liable or accountable; "She must answer for her actions"

Hypernym(s): be

12. answer - verb

· be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; "A few words would answer"; "This car suits my purpose well"; "Will $100 do?"; "A `B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"; "Nothing else will serve"

Synonym(s): suffice, do, serve

Hypernym(s): satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live_up_to

13. answer - verb

· match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"

Hypernym(s): match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree

14. answer - verb

· be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of; "This may answer her needs"

Hypernym(s): fit, conform_to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil

15. answer - verb

· react to a stimulus or command; "The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch"

Hypernym(s): react, respond

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