Translation of "answer" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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answernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɑːn.sər/ us /ˈæn.sɚ/

answer noun [ C ] (REACTION)

A1 a reaction to a question, letter, phone call, etc.

The minister promised to give a written answer to the MP's detailed question. 對於議員提出的那個涉及很多細節的問題,部長答應給予書面答覆。
We've emailed him asking him if he's free on that date but we haven't had an answer yet. 我們已經去信問他那天是否有空,但還沒有收到回信。
I've just called him but there was no answer. 我剛給他打過電話,但沒人接。
I didn't realize we had to write each answer on a new sheet of paper. 我沒有意識到我們要把每一道題的答案寫在另一張紙上。
I got eight correct answers and two wrong ones in last week's exam. 上周考試,我做對了八道題,做錯了兩道。
In answer to your letter of 30 May, I am writing to accept your offer of £3,575 in compensation. 茲覆貴方5月30日來函,今特告我方接受貴方3575英鎊賠償金的提議。

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answer noun [ C ] (SOLUTION)

B1 a solution to a problem

It's a difficult situation and I don't know what the answer is. 這種局面很棘手,我不知道該怎麼辦。
There's no easy answer to the problem. 要解決這個問題並非易事。

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uk /ˈɑːn.sər/ us /ˈæn.sɚ/

answer verb (REACT)

A1 [ I or T ] to say, write, or do something as a reaction to a question, letter, etc.

I can't answer (you) without more detailed information. 沒有更詳細的資訊,我無法(向你)作出答覆。
You haven't answered my question. 你還沒有回答我的問題。
I texted asking whether he'd be coming to the party but he hasn't answered yet. 我寫信問他是否來參加聚會,但他還沒有回覆。
[ + speech ] "I'd love to have dinner with you, but I won't be able to get there before nine o'clock," she answered. 「我很樂意和你共進晚餐,但我九點之前趕不到那裡,」她答道。
[ + that ] She answered that she wouldn't be able to come before nine o'clock. 她回答說九點之前她來不了。
formal Does anyone here answer to the name of (= is anyone here called) Wallis? 這兒有誰名叫沃利斯嗎?

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answer verb (BE SUITABLE FOR)

[ T ] to be suitable for and satisfy someone's needs

He showed me some software that answered my requirements exactly. 他給我看了一些正符合我要求的軟體。
I've got some furniture in the attic that I think might answer your needs. 我後院裡有少許傢俱,我想你或許會用得上。

answer verb (MATCH)

[ I or T ] 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. 案發當晚,有人在該地區看到過一個女人,正符合對嫌疑犯的描述。

(Translation of “answer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)