Definition of answer to a name
- This dog answers to the name (of) "Rover."
- My uncle's real name is "Edwin," but he doesn't answer to that name. He prefers to be called "Ed."
: something spoken or written in reply to a question
: a correct response
: a reply to a legal charge or suit : plea
: to speak or write in reply
: to be or make oneself responsible or accountable
: to make amends : atone
: a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing
: a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity
: a descriptive often disparaging epithet
: to give a name to : call
: to mention or identify by name
: to accuse by name
: of, relating to, or bearing a name
: appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production
: having an established reputation
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