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answers

noun
plural of answer

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1 something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question
  • the standard answer of "Fine, thank you" when asked, "How are you?"

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2 something attained by mental effort and especially by computation
  • the answers to the odd-numbered problems are at the back of the book

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3 action or behavior that is done in return to other action or behavior
  • a cold stare was her withering answer to that gratuitous insult

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verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Answers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/answers. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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