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answer

verb
to open (the door), pick up (the telephone) etc in reponse to a knock, ring etc
responder; abrir (la puerta)/coger (el teléfono)
He answered the telephone as soon as it rang Could you answer the door, please?
to be suitable or all that is necessary (for)
satisfacer
We are looking for a solution that will answer all our requirements.
(often with to) to be the same as or correspond to (a description etc)
responder a, corresponder a
The police have found a man answering (to) that description.
(Definition of answer from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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