Hindi translation of 'answer'
answer /ˈɑːnsə, ˈæn- ˈआन्सअ, ˈऐन्-/
Word forms: answers, answering, answered
1. transitive verb
When you answer someone who has asked you something, you say something back to them.
Just answer the question.
'When?' asked Alba, calmly. 'Tonight', answered Hunter.
answer a question/query
SIMILAR WORDSreply, respond
2. transitive verb
If you answer a letter or advertisement, you write to the person who wrote it.
She answered an advert for a job.
3. countable noun
An answer is something that you say or write when you answer someone.
I wrote to him but I never had an answer back.
get an answer
give an answer
a definite/honest/straight/satisfactory answer
SET PHRASESin answer to someone's question, questions and answers, a question and answer session
SIMILAR WORDSreply, response
4. transitive verb, countable noun
When you answer the telephone, you pick it up when it rings. When you answer the door, you open it when you hear a knock or the bell. If no-one picks up the phone or opens the door, you can say there is no answer.
फ़ोन उठाना/फ़ोन उठाने की क्रिया nf
फ़ोन का जवाब देना/फ़ोन का जवाब mn
She answered her phone on the first ring.
5. countable noun
An answer to a problem is a possible solution to it.
Legislation is only part of the answer.
the answer to something
the answer for someone
a simple/easy/obvious answer
a possible answer
6. transitive verb, countable noun
When you answer a question in a test, or give an answer to it, you write or say something in an attempt to give the facts that are asked for.
जवाब देना/जवाब mn
हल करना/हल mn
She answered 81 questions.
Simply marking an answer wrong will not help the pupil.
If someone, especially a child, answers you back, or if they answer back, they speak rudely to you when you speak to them.
पलटकर जवाब देना
She was punished by her teacher for answering back.
If you have to answer for something bad or wrong you have done, you are punished for it.
के लिए उत्तरदायी होना
का जवाब देना
He must be made to answer for his terrible crimes.
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Example Sentences Including 'answer'
Christian didn't answer straight away, he just sat drinking his pint.THE EXECUTION (2002)
It took him a moment to recover himself enough to answer her.TREASON KEEP (2001)
An answer in the affirmative left her beaming for the rest of the day.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'answer' in Other Languages
- Arabic: إجَابَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: resposta
- Chinese: 答案
- Croatian: odgovor
- Czech: odpověď
- Danish: svar
- Dutch: antwoord
- European Spanish: respuesta solución
- Finnish: vastaus
- French: réponse
- German: Antwort
- Greek: απάντηση
- Italian: risposta
- Japanese: 答え
- Korean: 대답
- Norwegian: svar
- Polish: odpowiedź
- Portuguese: resposta
- Romanian: răspuns răspunsuri
- Russian: ответ
- Spanish: respuesta contestación
- Swedish: svar
- Thai: คำตอบ
- Turkish: yanıt
- Ukrainian: відповідь
- Vietnamese: câu trả lời
- Arabic: يُجيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: responder
- Chinese: 回答
- Croatian: odgovoriti
- Czech: odpovědět odpovídat
- Danish: svare
- Dutch: antwoorden
- European Spanish: contestar
- Finnish: vastata
- French: répondre
- German: antworten
- Greek: απαντώ
- Italian: rispondere
- Japanese: 答える
- Korean: 대답하다
- Norwegian: svare
- Polish: odpowiedzieć odpowiadać
- Portuguese: responder
- Romanian: a răspunde
- Russian: отвечать
- Spanish: contestar
- Swedish: svara
- Thai: ตอบ
- Turkish: yanıt vermek
- Ukrainian: відповідати відповісти
- Vietnamese: trả lời
Translation of answer from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary