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Entry Word: answer
Function: noun
Text: 1 something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question <the standard answer of "Nothing" when asked, "What did you do in school today?">
Synonyms comeback, rejoinder, reply, response, retort, return
Related Words banter, persiflage, repartee; acknowledgment (also acknowledgement), comment, communication, correspondence, feedback, observation, reaction, remark; defense, explanation, justification, rebuttal, refutation
Near Antonyms challenge, cross-examination, grilling, interrogation, quiz; poll, questionnaire, survey
Antonyms inquiry, query, question
2 something attained by mental effort and especially by computation <the answers to the odd-numbered problems are at the back of the book>
Synonyms result, solution
Related Words conclusion, determination, explanation, finding; clue, key