Definition for answer

verb as in solve; fulfill

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Example Sentences

The BLS says there is no right answer for when to start counting.

The answer is we’d have to do something about burning fossil fuels.

For Shu Yang, professor of material science at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Center for Analyzing Evolved Structures as Optimized Products, the answer to this urban heat problem is biomimetic design on the city scale.

Looking at the corresponding answers can also tell you about what kind of content Google considers worthy of surfacing as well as who your competitors may be.

The answer to this age-old question could reveal a little bit about your personality, some research shows.

We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.

Take the chief metric of the war in Vietnam—body counts, which ultimately did not answer whether the strategy was working.

This reporter knocked at the Wilkins home on Tuesday morning but received neither an answer nor the business end of a shotgun.

They already know the answer, but they know by feigning ignorance they can create all this debate about it.

The best answer Sutton offers is a statement by the preacher John Roach Stratton back in 1918.

The Goliath wouldn't answer; the Dublin said the force was coming off, and we could not get into touch with the soldiers at all.

I stooped down and asked him how he felt himself, but he made no answer, and evidently did not recollect me.

To answer the last question, Why people are not equally supplied?

The sailors were all in amazement, and asked me a thousand questions, which I had no inclination to answer.

Hys ignored the acid tone of her answer and sat down on the couch next to them.


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On this page you'll find 214 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to answer, such as: comment, explanation, feedback, interpretation, justification, and key.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.