Definition of Answer

  • 1. A statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation Noun
  • 2. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem Noun
  • 3. The speech act of replying to a question Noun
  • 4. 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 Noun
  • 5. A nonverbal reaction Noun
  • 6. React verbally Verb
  • 7. Respond to a signal Verb
  • 8. Give the correct answer or solution to Verb
  • 9. Understand the meaning of Verb
  • 10. Give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument) Verb
  • 11. Be liable or accountable Verb
  • 12. Be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity Verb
  • 13. Match or correspond Verb
  • 14. Be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of Verb
  • 15. React to a stimulus or command Verb
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