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synonyms for answer for

  • accept the responsibility for
  • account for
  • atone for
  • be responsible for
  • explain
  • justify
  • pay for
  • take the blame for
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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.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I stooped down and asked him how he felt himself, but he made no answer, and evidently did not recollect me.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
To answer the last question, Why people are not equally supplied?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The sailors were all in amazement, and asked me a thousand questions, which I had no inclination to answer.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Hys ignored the acid tone of her answer and sat down on the couch next to them.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Before Louis could answer in the negative, he heard voices in the adjoining garden.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Without waiting for the answer to this last question, Blanche threw herself upon Mrs. Vivian.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
But if you restrict it, to the sense in which it is commonly applied to the angelic sex, I am not prepared to answer.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The young woman was unable to answer; she pressed the hand of the pianist convulsively.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She would have liked to answer that it was Mademoiselle who had got in her way; but Mother wished her to be always polite.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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