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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: answer menjawab
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: answer balasan, jawab, jawaban, membalas, mengimbangi, menjawab
English → English (WordNet) Definition: answer answer n 1: a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; “I waited several days for his answer”; “he wrote replies to several of his critics” [syn: reply, response] 2: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; “they were trying to find a peaceful solution”; “the answers were in the back of the book”; “he computed the result to four decimal places” [syn: solution, result, resolution, solvent] 3: the speech act of replying to a question [ant: question] 4: the principle 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 5: a nonverbal reaction; “his answer to any problem was to get drunk”; “their answer was to sue me” v 1: reply or respond to; “She didn't want to answer”; “answer the question”; “We answered that we would accept the invitation” [syn: reply, respond] 2: give the correct answer or solution to; “answer a question”; “answer the riddle” 3: respond to a signal; “answer the door”; “answer the telephone” 4: understand the meaning of; “The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered” [syn: resolve] 5: give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument); “The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution” 6: be liable or accountable; “She must answer for her actions” 7: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; “A 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” [syn: suffice, do, serve] 8: match or correspond; “The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave” 9: be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of; “This may answer her needs” 10: react to a stimulus or command; “The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Answer Answer \An"swer\ ([a^]n"s[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Answered ([a^]n"s[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Answering.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to answer, fr. andswaru, n., answer. See Answer, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation. [1913 Webster] 2. To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to. [1913 Webster] She answers him as if she knew his mind. --Shak. [1913 Webster] So spake the apostate angel, though in pain: . . . And him thus answered soon his bold compeer. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute. [1913 Webster] No man was able to answer him a word. --Matt. xxii. 46. [1913 Webster] These shifts refuted, answer thine appellant. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The reasoning was not and could not be answered. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. To be or act in return or response to. Hence: (a) To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, demand; as, he answered my claim upon him; the servant answered the bell. [1913 Webster] This proud king . . . studies day and night To answer all the debts he owes unto you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] (b) To render account to or for. [1913 Webster] I will . . . send him to answer thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster] (c) To atone; to be punished for. [1913 Webster] And grievously hath C[ae]zar answered it. --Shak. [1913 Webster] (d) To be opposite to; to face. [1913 Webster] The windows answering each other, we could just discern the glowing horizon them. --Gilpin. [1913 Webster] (e) To be or act an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay. [R.] [1913 Webster] Money answereth all things. --Eccles. x. 19. [1913 Webster] (f) To be or act in accommodation, conformity, relation, or proportion to; to correspond to; to suit. [1913 Webster] Weapons must needs be dangerous things, if they answered the bulk of so prodigious a person. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Answer \An"swer\, v. i. 1. To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response. [1913 Webster] There was no voice, nor any that answered. --1 Kings xviii. 26. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a satisfactory response or return. Hence: To render account, or to be responsible; to be accountable; to make amends; as, the man must answer to his employer for the money intrusted to his care. [1913 Webster] Let his neck answer for it, if there is any martial law. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To be or act in return. Hence: (a) To be or act by way of compliance, fulfillment, reciprocation, or satisfaction; to serve the purpose; as, gypsum answers as a manure on some soils. [1913 Webster] Do the strings answer to thy noble hand? --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (b) To be opposite, or to act in opposition. (c) To be or act as an equivalent, or as adequate or sufficient; as, a very few will answer. (d) To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; -- usually with to. [1913 Webster] That the time may have all shadow and silence in it, and the place answer to convenience. --Shak. [1913 Webster] If this but answer to my just belief, I 'll remember you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man. --Prov. xxvii. 19. [1913 Webster] Answer \An"swer\, n. [OE. andsware, AS. andswaru; and against + swerian to swear. [root]177, 196. See Anti-, and Swear, and cf. 1st un-.] 1. A reply to a charge; a defense. [1913 Webster] At my first answer no man stood with me. --2 Tim. iv. 16. [1913 Webster] 2. Something said or written in reply to a question, a call, an argument, an address, or the like; a reply. [1913 Webster] A soft answer turneth away wrath. --Prov. xv. 1. [1913 Webster] I called him, but he gave me no answer. --Cant. v. 6. [1913 Webster] 3. Something done in return for, or in consequence of, something else; a responsive action. [1913 Webster] Great the slaughter is Here made by the Roman; great the answer be Britons must take. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A solution, the result of a mathematical operation; as, the answer to a problem. [1913 Webster] 5. (Law) A counter-statement of facts in a course of pleadings; a confutation of what the other party has alleged; a responsive declaration by a witness in reply to a question. In Equity, it is the usual form of defense to the complainant's charges in his bill. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster] Syn: Reply; rejoinder; response. See Reply. [1913 Webster]


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