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Synonym of Answer

Answer Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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answer
Synonyms and related words:
Agnus Dei, Benedicite, ESP, Gloria, Gloria Patri, Gloria in Excelsis, Introit, Magnificat, Miserere, Nunc Dimittis, Parthian shot, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, accomplishment, accord, acknowledge, acknowledgment, action, action and reaction, ad hoc measure, address, advance, advantage, advocate, affect, affirmation, agree, allegation, allege in support, alleluia, answer back, answer conclusively, answer for, answer to, anthem, antiphon, antiphonal chanting, antiphony, apostrophe, appertain to, apply to, approach, argue down, argue for, argument, artifice, ascertainment, assent, assert, assertion, assort with, atone for, automatic reaction, autonomic reaction, avail, averment, be OK, be consistent, be equal to, be handy, be of one, be of use, be right, be uniform with, bear, bear on, bear upon, befit, befitting, belong to, benefit, bestead, billet, bottom, bounceback, business letter, canticle, champion, chant, check, chime, chit, chorale, clear up, clearing up, coequal, cohere, coincide, come back, come back at, come in, comeback, comment, commerce, communicate with, communication, communion, complement, complete answer, concern, concur, conform, conform to, conform with, confound, confounding, confutation, confute, congress, connect, connection, consist with, contact, contend for, contradict, contradiction, contrivance, controversion, controvert, conversation, converse, cooperate, correspond, correspond to, correspondence, counter, countercharge, countermove, counterstatement, coup, course of action, crack, cracking, crush, deal with, dealing, dealings, debug, decipher, decipherment, declaration, decode, decoding, defeat, defence, defend, defense, demarche, demolish, demolition, demurrer, denial, denouement, deny, determination, device, dictum, discrediting, disentangle, disentanglement, dismiss, dispatch, dispose of, disprove, divine, do, do it, do the job, do the trick, dodge, dope, dope out, dovetail, doxology, echo, effective rejoinder, effort, end, end result, epistle, espouse, establish connection, exception, exchange, exclamation, expedient, explain, explanation, expression, fall in together, fathom, favor, figure out, fill, fill the bill, find out, find the answer, find the solution, finding, finding-out, finish, fit, fit together, flash back, floor, forward, fulfill, get, get by, get right, get to, gimmick, give acknowledgment, give answer, give good returns, go around, go together, go with, greeting, guarantee, guess, guess right, hack it, hallelujah, hang together, harmonize, have connection with, have it, hit, hit it, hold, hold together, hosanna, hymn, hymn of praise, hymnody, hymnography, hymnology, improvisation, information, interaction, interchange, intercommunication, intercommunion, intercourse, interest, interjection, interlock, interplay, interpret, interpretation, interrogate, intersect, involve, issue, jibe, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, just do, justification, last expedient, last resort, last shift, laud, letter, liaise with, line, linguistic intercourse, link with, lock, maintain, make a plea, make advances, make contact with, make out, make overtures, make the grade, make up to, makeshift, maneuver, mantra, match, means, measure, meet, meet requirements, mention, message, missive, motet, move, nonplus, not come amiss, note, objection, observation, offertory, offertory sentence, open the lock, outcome, overlap, overthrow, overthrowal, overturn, overwhelm, paean, parallel, parry, pass, pass muster, pay, pay off, pertain to, phrase, pis aller, plea, plead for, pleading, plumb, position, predictable response, profit, promote, pronouncement, psalm, psalmody, psych, psych out, put to silence, puzzle out, qualify, question, raise, ravel, ravel out, reach, react, reaction, reason, rebut, rebuttal, rebutter, reciprocate, recognize, recriminate, reduce to silence, reecho, refer to, reflection, reflex, reflex action, refluence, reflux, refutal, refutation, refute, regard, register, register with, rejoin, rejoinder, relate, relate to, remark, replication, reply, reply to, report, rescript, resolution, resolve, resolving, resort, resource, respect, respond, respond to, respondence, response, responsory, responsory report, result, retort, retroaction, return, return answer, return for answer, reverberate, reverberation, revulsion, riddle, riddling, riposte, rise, satisfy, say, say in defense, say in reply, saying, sentence, serve, serve the purpose, settle, shake-up, shift, shoot back, shut up, silence, sing in chorus, smash all opposition, snap back, social intercourse, solution, solve, solving, sort out, sort with, sorting out, speak for, speak up for, speaking, special demurrer, special pleading, speech, speech circuit, speech situation, sponsor, square, square with, squash, squelch, stand, stand together, stand up, stand up for, statement, statement of defense, step, stick up for, stopgap, stratagem, stretch, stroke, stroke of policy, subjoinder, subversion, subvert, suffice, suit, suit the occasion, support, surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoinder, sustain, tactic, take it, take the bait, talk back, talking, tally, telepathy, temporary expedient, thought, tie in with, touch, touch upon, traffic, treat of, trick, truck, trump, two-way communication, undermine, undermining, undo, unlock, unravel, unraveling, unriddle, unriddling, unscramble, unscrambling, unspinning, untangle, untangling, unthinking response, untwist, untwisting, unweave, unweaving, uphold, upset, upsetting, upshot, urge reasons for, utterance, versicle, word, work, work out, working, working hypothesis, working proposition, working-out, yield a profit
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
answer

Noun
1. a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in 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) reply, response
(hypernym) statement
(hyponym) rescript
(derivation) reply, respond
2. 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) solution, result, resolution, solvent
(hypernym) statement
(hyponym) denouement
3. the speech act of replying to a question
(antonym) question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation
(hypernym) reply, response
(hyponym) Urim and Thummin
(derivation) reply, respond
4. the principle 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) pleading
(hyponym) evasive answer
(classification) law, jurisprudence
5. a nonverbal reaction; "his answer to any problem was to get drunk"; "their answer was to sue me"
(hypernym) reaction, response

Verb
1. reply or respond to; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
(synonym) reply, respond
(hypernym) state, say, tell
(hyponym) call back
(derivation) reply, response
2. give the correct answer or solution to; "answer a question"; "answer the riddle"
(hypernym) solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work
(derivation) solution, result, resolution, solvent
3. respond to a signal; "answer the door"; "answer the telephone"
(hypernym) react, respond
4. understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
(synonym) resolve
(hypernym) solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work
5. give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument); "The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution"
(hypernym) refute, rebut
6. be liable or accountable; "She must answer for her actions"
(hypernym) be
7. 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) suffice, do, serve
(hypernym) satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up to
(hyponym) tide over, bridge over, keep going
8. match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
(hypernym) match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
9. be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of; "This may answer her needs"
(hypernym) meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil
10. react to a stimulus or command; "The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch"
(hypernym) react, respond

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