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English definition of “answer”

answer

verb [I or T] (MATCH)    /ˈɑːn.sər/ US  /ˈæn.sɚ/ (also answer to)
to match a description : A woman who answers to the suspect's description was seen in the area on the night of the crime .Being or appearing similar or the same
(Definition of answer verb (MATCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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