Synonyms and Antonyms for answer

2. answer (n.)

a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

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3. answer (n.)

a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

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4. answer (n.)

the speech act of replying to a question

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5. answer (v.)

give the correct answer or solution to

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6. answer (v.)

respond to a signal

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7. answer (v.)

understand the meaning of

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8. answer (v.)

give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)

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9. answer (v.)

be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

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10. answer (n.)

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

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