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2 Translation results for answer in Spanish

noun | verb

answer noun

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respuesta, contestación; solución

Example sentences of
answer noun

  • I asked him a simple question and he gave me a long and confusing answer.
  • I didn't believe her answer.
  • They wouldn't give me a straight answer to my question.
  • I didn't know the right answer.
  • That is the wrong answer.
  • Do you know the answer to this question?
  • He knew the answers to only 3 of the 10 questions.
  • The answers are listed in the back of the book.

Synonyms of
answer noun

answer verb

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answered, has answered, is answering, answers
contestar (a), responder (a); contestar, responder; satisfacer

Example sentences of
answer verb

  • She answered all my questions.
  • He answered only three of the test questions correctly.
  • When the police asked him his name, he refused to answer.
  • When I ask you a question I expect you to answer me!
  • Answer me this: where have you put my money?
  • I sent her a letter asking for her help, but she never answered.
  • The phone rang repeatedly, but no one answered.
  • Would somebody please answer the phone?
  • I knocked on the door but no one answered.
  • No one answered the door.

Synonyms of
answer verb

Detailed synonyms for answer verb

1. Answer, respond, reply, rejoin, retort significan decir, escribir o hacer algo a cambio.
  • Answer indica la satisfacción de una pregunta, petición, llamado o necesidad <answered all the questions on the form>.
  • Respond puede dar a entender una reacción complaciente, espontánea, y a menudo, rápida <chose not to respond to the comment>.
  • Reply indica reciprocar acorde con la pregunta o petición original <the invitation asks that we reply immediately>.
  • Rejoin suele indicar un tono tajante o seco en la respuesta <she rejoined instantly to his comment>.
  • Retort indica responder a una acusación determinada o una crítica a modo de represalia <he retorted to her charge with sarcasm>.
2. See: Satisfy

Phrasal verbs for answer

Related phrases for answer

Reverse translation for answer

respuesta  - answer, response 
contestación  - answer, reply, protest 
solución  - solution (in a liquid), answer, solution 
contestar  (a) - to answer, to answer, to reply, to answer back 
responder  (a) - to answer, to answer, to reply, to respond 
contestar  - to answer, to answer, to reply, to answer back 
responder  - to answer, to answer, to reply, to respond 
satisfacer  - to satisfy, to fulfill, to meet, to pay, to settle 
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