Definition of ANSWER

something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question <the standard answer of Fine, thank you when asked, How are you?>
something attained by mental effort and especially by computation <the answers to the odd-numbered problems are at the back of the book>
Synonyms result, solution
action or behavior that is done in return to other action or behavior <a cold stare was her withering answer to that gratuitous insult>
Near Antonyms action, behavior; cause, effect

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