answer to (something)

idiom

: to be the same as or match (something)
The suspect answers to the description perfectly.

Examples of answer to (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Bearcats, at the end of the day, could not find an answer to junior Lexi Sandoval, the Hawks’ (36-4) starting pitcher. Charles Baggarly, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 May 2024 Can An Alligator And A Crocodile Mate? Sadly for mad scientists everywhere, the answer to this question appears to be no. Stacey Leasca, Southern Living, 29 May 2024 The answer to that question could determine what the rest of the Heat’s offseason looks like. @KellyLinters22: What are your thoughts regarding all the players with player options (Josh Richardson, Thomas Bryant, Kevin Love and Caleb Martin)? Anthony Chiang, Miami Herald, 23 May 2024 While the focus during Bronny‘s first media session in nearly a year centered on his basketball future with his father, an undercurrent of gratitude, perspective and fright flowed from one answer to another. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for answer to (something) 

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“Answer to (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/answer%20to%20%28something%29. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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