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1. answer (om kommunikation) a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI waited several days for his answer.
He wrote replies to several of his critics.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reply, response

Mindre specifikke termerstatement

Mere specifikke termerfeedback, rescript

2. answer (om kommunikation) a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were trying to find a peaceful solution.
The answers were in the back of the book.
He computed the result to four decimal places.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)resolution, result, solution, solvent

Mindre specifikke termerstatement

Mere specifikke termerdenouement

3. answer (om kommunikation) the speech act of replying to a question

Mindre specifikke termerreply, response

Mere specifikke termerdefence, defense, refutation, Urim and Thummim

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)enquiry, query, question, inquiry, interrogation

4. answer (om kommunikation) 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

Mindre specifikke termerpleading

Mere specifikke termerevasive answer, nolo contendere, non vult, plea

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

5. answer (om handling) a nonverbal reaction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis answer to any problem was to get drunk.
Their answer was to sue me.

Mindre specifikke termerreaction, response

Engelsk udsagnsord: answer

1. answer (om kommunikation) react verbally

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe didn't want to answer.
Answer the question.
We answered that we would accept the invitation.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey answer that there was a traffic accident

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reply, respond

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to somebody

Mindre specifikke termersay, state, tell

Mere specifikke termerbridle, call back, come back, counter, field, rejoin, repay, retort, return, riposte, sass

2. answer (om erkendelse) respond to a signal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAnswer the door.
Answer the telephone.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerreact, respond

3. answer (om erkendelse) give the correct answer or solution to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAnswer a question.
Answer the riddle.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfigure out, lick, puzzle out, solve, work, work out

4. answer (om erkendelse) understand the meaning of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)resolve

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfigure out, lick, puzzle out, solve, work, work out

5. answer (om kommunikation) give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerrebut, refute

6. answer (om tilstand) be liable or accountable

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe must answer for her actions.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbe

7. answer (om tilstand) be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA few words would answer.
This car suits my purpose well.
Will $100 do?.
A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school.
Nothing else will serve.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)do, serve, suffice

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerfulfil, fulfill, live up to, satisfy

Mere specifikke termerbridge over, function, go a long way, go around, keep going, measure up, qualify, serve, tide over

8. answer (om tilstand) match or correspond

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeragree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

9. answer (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis may answer her needs.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfill, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy

10. answer (om erkendelse) react to a stimulus or command

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termerreact, respond

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