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answered

verb
past tense of answer

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1 to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction
  • didn't answer right away when the detective asked him where he'd been for the last three hours

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2 to be in agreement on every point
  • sorry, I haven't seen anyone answering to that description

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3 to do what is required by the terms of
  • I don't have a box cutter as such, but will this knife answer the purpose?

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answerer

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“Answered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/answered. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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