answer




answer - noun

  • a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
  • a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
  • the speech act of replying to a question
  • 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
  • a nonverbal reaction

  • answer - verb

    • react verbally
    • respond to a signal
    • give the correct answer or solution to
    • understand the meaning of
    • give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
    • be liable or accountable
    • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    • match or correspond
    • be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of
    • react to a stimulus or command

    answer - thesaurus

    do   reply   resolution   resolve   respond   response   result   serve   solution   solvent   suffice  


    View spelling list Silent w words and learn about the word answer in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 22. Words with silent letters e.g. wrap, comb, sign, knight.


    View spelling list Words ending in er and learn about the word answer in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary.

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    Scrabble score for answer

    a is 1 n is 1 s is 1 w is 4 e is 1 r is 1
    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 16:30:12 on 13-01-23

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