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'ænsər
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A nonverbal reaction.
  2. 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.
  3. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
  4. A statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation.
  5. The speech act of replying to a question.
(动) As a verb
  1. Understand the meaning of.
  2. Give the correct answer or solution to.
  3. React to a stimulus or command.
  4. Respond to a signal.
  5. Give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument).
  6. React verbally.
  7. Be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of.
  8. Match or correspond.
  9. Be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity.
  10. Be liable or accountable.
Hyphenationan•swer
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
Matching Results
答案dá'ànanswer; solution
回答huídáto reply; to answer; the answer
答辩dábiànto reply (to an accusation); to defend one's dissertation
符合fúhéin keeping with; in accordance with; tallying with; in line with; to agree with; to accord with; to conform to; to correspond with; to manage; to handle
适应shìyìngto adapt; to fit; to suit
响应xiǎngyìngto respond to; answer
负责fùzéto be in charge of; to take responsibility for; to be to blame; conscientious
成功chénggōngsuccess; to succeed; Chenggong or Chengkung town in Taitung county 台东县, southeast Taiwan
作答zuòdáto answer; to respond
搭嘴dāzuǐto answer
搭白dābáito answer
搭腔dāqiāngto answer; to respond; to converse
to answer; to agree
答问dáwènanswer
答白dābáito answer
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