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answer

verb
 
/ˈæn·sər/
A1 to speak or write back to someone who has asked you a question: I asked her what time it was, but she didn’t answer. I must answer his letter.
A2 to say hello to someone who has telephoned you: Could someone answer the phone?
B1 to write or say something as a reply to a question in a test
to open the door to someone who has arrived: I knocked several times, but no one answered.
(Definition of answer verb from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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