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Answer

Pronunciation of Answer
/ˈansə/, /ˈansə/, /ˈa_n_s_ə/

Antonyms for answer:

problem, question, request, trouble, ask.

Synonyms for answer:

Sense 2

That, remedy, fill out, rejoin, fulfill, reconciliation, magic bullet, deduction, crisis management, insurance, corrective, phone-in, rub, shock therapy, navigation, weapon, way out, riddle, compromise, wiretap, antidote, soft landing, offset, puzzle, prescription, magic wand, legitimize, recite, reflex, answer to.

Sense 3

engaged, rejection, chalk something up, cure, jammed, correction, telephone, phone, cry, concession, initiative, dial, satisfy, call back, last, arrangement, caller.

Sense 4

speak, fill, combat, satisfaction, fix, put through, This, there.

Sense 5

meet, disconnect, call-in, hang up, busy.

Sense 6

determination, welcome, call up.

Sense 7

cut off, get through.

Sense 9

through, jam.

Sense 11

put down.

Sense 13

transfer.

Sense 14

ring.

Sense 16

put on.

Sense 26

hold, call.

Sense 29

get.

agree

harmonize.

clear up

figure out.

insert

fill out.

judgment

verdict.

pass

get through.

sass

talk back.

tell

say.

Sense 3 (noun)

satisfy.

Sense 5 (noun)

answer to, put down to, determination.

Sense 6 (noun)

call.

Sense 7 (noun)

outcry, interplay, reflex, welcome, cry.

Sense 8 (noun)

heuristics, process of elimination, fix, way out, cure, remedy, compromise.

answer (noun)

result, rebuttal, rejoinder, DO, counter-accusation, acknowledgment, reply, riposte, response, solution, excuse, explanation, resolve, comeback, counter-statement, resolution, replication, surrebuttal, serve, solvent, respond, suffice.

communication (noun)

response, solution, solvent, resolution, reply, result.

correspondence (noun)

note, postcard, letter, message, epistle, line, correspondence.

defense (noun)

protection, security, countermeasure, armor, barrier, argument, moat, harbor, aversion, resistance, stronghold, wall, fortress.

handle (noun)

field.

insolence (noun)

back talk.

letter (noun)

postcard.

reply; reaction (noun)

quick fix, comeback, echo, rejoinder, retort, interpretation, defense, justification, rebuttal, resolution, return, response, back talk, refutation, counterclaim, result, explanation, riposte, solution, acknowledgment, repartee.

response (noun)

justification, reaction, refutation, denial, defense, objection.

written communication (noun)

letter.

answer (verb)

expound, acknowledge, respond, reply, countercharge, counter-accuse, echo, counter, counter-reply, come back, retort, rebut, explain, counter-state, return, counterclaim.

answers (verb)

counterblast.

apologize (verb)

confess, regret, repent, atone, apologize, plead.

cognition (verb)

resolve.

communication (verb)

respond, reply.

correspond (verb)

dispatch, post, correspond.

defend (verb)

oppose, safeguard, police, cover, argue, resist, backfire, counterattack, support, shelter, fend, secure, save, screen, protect, shield, ward, guard, bar, sustain, barricade, uphold, avert, buffer.

reply, react (verb)

rebut, acknowledge, resolve, rejoin, settle, solve, explain, defend, talk back, argue, respond, refute, plead, answer back, say, deny.

solve; fulfill (verb)

serve, correspond, conform, satisfy, fill, meet, DO, suffice.

Usage examples for answer:

  • And did he answer? - "The Sherrods", George Barr McCutcheon.
  • " Perhaps he does," was the answer. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.
  • You must answer- you must find out. - "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.

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