Definition of "Answer" :
noun: a nonverbal reaction
"His answer to any problem was to get drunk."
noun: the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of guilty' or not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims
noun: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
"The answers were in the back of the book."
noun: a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
"I waited several days for his answer."
noun: the speech act of replying to a question
verb: understand the meaning of
"The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered."
verb: give the correct answer or solution to
"Answer a question."
verb: react to a stimulus or command
"The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch."
verb: respond to a signal
"Answer the door."
verb: give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
"The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution."
verb: react verbally
"She didn't want to answer."
verb: be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of
"This may answer her needs."
verb: match or correspond
"The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave."
verb: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
"A few words would answer."
verb: be liable or accountable
"She must answer for her actions."