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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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