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answer

synonym (synonym of answer)

  • (noun)
    A verbal answer is a return of words to something that seems to call for them, and is made to a charge as well as to a question; an answer may be even more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    react verbally (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
     

antonym (antonym of answer)

hypernym (answer IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a nonverbal reaction (noun.act)
    a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent (noun.act)
     
  • a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem (noun.communication)
    a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc (noun.communication)
     
  • be liable or accountable (verb.stative)
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (verb.stative)
     
  • be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of (verb.consumption)
    fill or meet a want or need (verb.consumption)
     
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
    meet the requirements or expectations of (verb.stative)
     
  • give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument) (verb.communication)
    overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof (verb.communication)
     
  • match or correspond (verb.stative)
    be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics (verb.stative)
     
  • react to a stimulus or command (verb.cognition)
    show a response or a reaction to something (verb.cognition)
     
  • react verbally (verb.communication)
    express in words (verb.communication)
     
  • the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims (noun.communication)
    (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding (noun.communication)
     
  • the speech act of replying to a question (noun.communication)
    the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange (noun.communication)
     
  • understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
    find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF answer relation)

  • a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation (noun.communication)
    a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    response to an inquiry or experiment (noun.communication)
     
  • a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem (noun.communication)
    the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work (noun.communication)
     
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
    suffice for a period between two points (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    suffice or be adequate for a while or to a certain extent (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    serve a purpose, role, or function (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    prove capable or fit; meet requirements (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be sufficient (verb.stative)
     
  • react verbally (verb.communication)
    return or repeat a telephone call (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    speak in response (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    answer adequately or successfully (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    answer back in an impudent or insolent manner (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    answer back (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    respond to the reins, as of horses (verb.communication)
     
  • the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims (noun.communication)
    (law) an answer by a defendant that fails to admit or deny the allegations set forth in the complaint (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (law) an answer of `no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects him to conviction (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer) (noun.communication)
     
  • the speech act of replying to a question (noun.communication)
    lots thrown to determine God's answers to yes-no questions (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from answer)

  • a nonverbal reaction (noun.act)
    react to a stimulus or command (verb.cognition)
     
  • a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation (noun.communication)
    react verbally (verb.communication)
     
  • a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem (noun.communication)
    find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
     
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb.stative)
    the quality of being sufficient for the end in view (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.state)
    sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant (adj.all)
     
  • give the correct answer or solution to (verb.cognition)
    a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem (noun.communication)
     
  • react to a stimulus or command (verb.cognition)
    a nonverbal reaction (noun.act)
     
  • react verbally (verb.communication)
    a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who responds (noun.person)
     
  • understand the meaning of (verb.cognition)
    capable of being answered (adj.all)
     

domain category (answer is domain category of ....)

  • the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims (noun.communication)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category rejoinder repartee reply response resolution result enquiry inquiry interrogation query question reaction response pleading statement reply figure out evasive answer nolo contendere plea denouement rescript figure out reply respond answerable resolution jurisprudence law

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