answer the door

Definition of answer the door

  1. :  to open the door to see who is knocking on the door or ringing the doorbell <Can you answer the door?>

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  a correct response

    :  a reply to a legal charge or suit :  plea

  1. :  to speak or write in reply

    :  to be or make oneself responsible or accountable

    :  to make amends :  atone

  1. :  a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

    :  a similar part of a piece of furniture

    :  doorway

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