answer

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answer is part of the Basic English 850.
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answer is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
another - answer - any

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Noun[change]

Singular
answer

Plural
answers

  1. (countable) An answer is something that someone says after another person asks (says) a question.
    The answer to your question is "no".
    Question: "How old are you?"
    Answer: "I'm 12 years old."
  2. (countable) An answer is the solution to something.
    I found the answer to the mathematics exercise immediately.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
answer

Third-person singular
answers

Past tense
answered

Past participle
answered

Present participle
answering

  1. To respond.
    He answers all my questions.

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