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answer

verb [T] (BE SUITABLE FOR)    /ˈɑːn.sər/ US  /ˈæn.sɚ/
to be suitable for and satisfy someone's needs : He showed me some software that answered my requirements exactly . I've got a bit of furniture round the back that I think might answer your needs .Being suitable or unsuitable
(Definition of answer verb (BE SUITABLE FOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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