Definition of answers

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • answers is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • answers is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • answers is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of answers


  • react verbally (verb)

    Examples

    1. She didn't want to answer
    2. answer the question
    3. We answered that we would accept the invitation

    Synonyms

    1. reply
    2. respond
  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity (verb)

    Examples

    1. A few words would answer

    Synonyms

    1. do
    2. serve
    3. suffice
  • a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem (noun)

    Examples

    1. the answers were in the back of the book

    Synonyms

    1. resolution
    2. result
    3. solution
    4. solvent
  • a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation (noun)

    Examples

    1. I waited several days for his answer

    Synonyms

    1. reply
    2. response
  • understand the meaning of (verb)

    Examples

    1. The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered

    Synonyms

    1. resolve
  • a nonverbal reaction (noun)

    Examples

    1. his answer to any problem was to get drunk
    2. their answer was to sue me
  • be liable or accountable (verb)

    Examples

    1. She must answer for her actions
  • be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of (verb)

    Examples

    1. This may answer her needs
  • give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument) (verb)

    Examples

    1. The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution
  • give the correct answer or solution to (verb)

    Examples

    1. answer a question
    2. answer the riddle
  • match or correspond (verb)

    Examples

    1. The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave
  • react to a stimulus or command (verb)

    Examples

    1. The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch
  • respond to a signal (verb)

    Examples

    1. answer the door
    2. answer the telephone
  • 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 (noun)
  • the speech act of replying to a question (noun)

See definition of answers in Merriam Webster

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