verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for answer
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
In my search for answers about who I was, I pored over religious texts in search of enlightenment.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Her phone rings at least once an hour with questions from journalists, which she answers in Arabic, English, and sometimes French.
Yet financialism can leave voters feeling queasy, and candidates grasping for answers.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hitchcock arrives about ten o'clock, reads his mail, and answers the few phone calls he gets.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Various matters mentioned by the governor receive perfunctory and formal answers.
Alessandro had hard work to give civil answers to the men who wished to buy Benito and the wagon for quarter of their value.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Ruefully Aristide found no answers save in the general chuckle-headedness of mankind.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Judge: Now, Sir, your punishment shall depend on the shortness and correctness of your answers.
Delancy knew that the message was from that man he had never seen—the big boss, the man who knew all the answers.
British Dictionary definitions for answer
- a party's written reply to his opponent's interrogatories
- (in divorce law) the respondent's written reply to the petition
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Idioms and Phrases with answer
In addition to the idioms beginning with answer
- answer back
- answer for
- answer to
- know all the answers
- take no for an answer