Verb answer to Definition and Examples


answer to

Definition as verb:


answer to (third-person singular simple present answers to, present participle answering to, simple past and past participle answered to)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see answer,‎ to.
  2. To be accountable or responsible to; to account to; to report to.
  3. To justify oneself to (someone). (usually with have to)
  4. To respond to (a name); to treat as one's own name.

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