Definitions For Answer

noun

  • A nonverbal reaction
  • 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
  • A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
  • A statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
  • The speech act of replying to a question
  • Something you say or write when someone asks you a question
  • A response to a question that is meant to show whether or not you know something (such as a question asked as part of an exam)
  • The correct response to a question

verb

  • Understand the meaning of
  • Give the correct answer or solution to
  • React to a stimulus or command
  • Respond to a signal
  • Give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
  • React verbally
  • Be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of
  • Match or correspond
  • Be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
  • Be liable or accountable
  • To say or write something when someone asks you a question : to give an answer to (a question)
  • To say or write (something) as a reply
  • To reply to (someone) : to say or write something as a response to (someone)

Is Answer a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
10

The word Answer is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Answer in a Sentence

  • I asked him a simple question and he gave me a long and confusing answer.
  • I didn't believe her answer.
  • They wouldn't give me a straight answer to my question.
  • She answered all my questions.
  • He answered only three of the test questions correctly.
  • When the police asked him his name, he refused to answer.

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