answer someone's prayers

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of answer someone's prayers

:to provide what someone hopes or prays for
  • They hoped that God would answer their prayers and restore their son's health.
  • Their prayers were answered when their son's health was restored.

Word by Word Definitions

answer play
  1. : something spoken or written in reply to a question

  2. : a correct response

  3. : a reply to a legal charge or suit : plea

  1. : to speak or write in reply

  2. : to be or make oneself responsible or accountable

  3. : to make amends : atone

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

prayer play prayers
  1. : an address (such as a petition) to God or a god in word or thought

  2. : a set order of words used in praying

  3. : an earnest request or wish

  1. : one that prays : supplicant


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