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answer

['ɑːn(t)sə] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    1. отвечать; откликаться

    2. (answer to) откликаться, реагировать на (имя)

    3. подходить, соответствовать, удовлетворять

    4. нести ответственность; ручаться

    5. удаваться; иметь успех

    6. заменять, служить (в качестве или взамен чего-л.)

  2. сущ.

    1. ответ

    2. ответное действие, реакция

    3. решение (вопроса)

    4. юр. возражение ответчика

    5. (равноценная) замена, достойный ответ; аналог

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answer

['ãːnsə]

  1. n

    ответ

  2. v

    1. отвечать

    2. соответствовать

    3. удовлетворять, оправдывать

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'No, I don't believe you,' was Woland's short answer.
— Нет, не верю, — коротко ответил Воланд.
Bulgakov, Michail / The Master and MargaritaБулгаков, Михаил / Мастер и Маргарита
Мастер и Маргарита
Булгаков, Михаил
© "Мурманское книжное издательство", 1990
The Master and Margarita
Bulgakov, Michail
© Translated from the russian by Michael Glenny
© 1967 Collins and Harvill Press, London
© 1967 in the English translation
I didn't ask, because the answer is self-evident."
Я не спрашивал, потому что ответ очевиден.
King, Stephen / Wolves of the CallaКинг, Стивен / Волки Кэллы
Волки Кэллы
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2003
© Перевод В.А.Вебер, 2004
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2004
Wolves of the Calla
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 2003
Despot!" roared Razumihin; but Raskolnikov did not and perhaps could not answer.
Деспот! -- заревел Разумихин, но Раскольников уже не отвечал, а может быть, и не в силах был отвечать.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
With this answer Elizabeth was forced to be content; but her own opinion continued the same, and she left him disappointed and sorry.
Элизабет пришлось удовлетвориться этим ответом. Так как собственное ее мнение не изменилось, она ушла от отца разочарованная и огорченная.
Austen, Jane / Pride and prejudiceОстин, Джейн / Гордость и предубеждение
Гордость и предубеждение
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Pride and prejudice
Austen, Jane
© BiblioLife, LLC
'I did not know that you were awake, husband,' she sobbed in answer, 'or I would have checked my grief.
— Я думала, ты спишь, — проговорила она в ответ прерывающимся голосом. — Иначе я бы не выдала своей боли.
Haggard, Henry Rider / Montezuma's DaughterХаггард, Генри Райдер / Дочь Монтесумы
Дочь Монтесумы
Хаггард, Генри Райдер
© Издательство "Мысль", 1964
Montezuma's Daughter
Haggard, Henry Rider
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
"You may be sure I'll make you answer!"
-- Уверяю тебя, что я заставлю тебя отвечать!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The young courier looked ill at ease as he made answer.
Молодой офицер, отвечая на ее вопрос, отвел в сторону глаза.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. А. Озерская, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc.
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Georgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh
As the prince opened his mouth to answer, he was interrupted by the girl, whose sweet face wore an expression of absolute frankness.
Князь обратился было к голосу с дивана, но заговорила девушка и с самым откровенным видом на своем миловидном лице сказала:
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
"Can you really have meant to jeer?" she exclaimed enigmatically, looking at me in profound astonishment, but without waiting for me to answer, she, too, ran out to join them.
- Да неужто ты в самом деле что-нибудь хотел сморозить? - загадочно воскликнула она, с глубочайшим удивлением смотря на меня, но, не дождавшись моего ответа, тоже побежала к ним.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
For all answer Dick took a long breath, unbuckled his belt, and shouted from the saddle at the top of a wearied and dusty voice, 'Torpenhow!
— Но вместо ответа Дик собрался с духом, отпустил свой пояс и, не сходя с седла, крикнул усталым, несколько сиплым голосом: — Торпенгоу!
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
The answer was, of course, that none of their husbands was Cristovao.
Ответ, конечно, заключался в том, что ни один из их мужей не был хотя бы отдаленно похож на Кристовао.
Card, Orson Scott / Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher ColumbusКард, Орсон Скот / Искупление Христофора Колумба
Искупление Христофора Колумба
Кард, Орсон Скот
Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus
Card, Orson Scott
© 1996 by Orson Scott Card
I didn't answer; I just listened to the sound of his laugh, committing it to memory.
Я не ответила, просто наслаждалась серебристым смехом.
Meyer, Stephenie / TwilightМайер, Стефани / Сумерки
Сумерки
Майер, Стефани
© А. Ахмерова, 2007
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers
© Stephenie Meyer, 2005
Twilight
Meyer, Stephenie
© 2005 by Stephenie Meyer
References to the weakness or complete absence of the bourgeoisie give the answer to all the most difficult questions of the past, present and future.
Ссылка на ее слабость или совершенное отсутствие решает все самые трудные вопросы прошедшего, настоящего и будущего времени.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
There's no need of doctors I've said already. I'll answer for everything.
Докторов не надо, я уже сказала, что ручаюсь за всё.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Samuel Braunstein of the University of Wales, who was part of this team, has compared entangled pairs to lovers "who know each other so well that they could answer for their lover even if separated by long distances.”
Сэмюэл Браунштайн, принимавший участие в организации эксперимента, сравнил сцепленные пары с любовниками, «которые знают друг друга настолько хорошо, что могут ответить за свою вторую половину, даже если их разделяют огромные расстояния».
Kaku, Michio / Parallel worlds : a journey through creation, higher dimensions, and the future of the cosmosКаку, Мичио / Параллельные миры: Об устройстве мироздания, высших измерениях и будущем Космоса
Параллельные миры: Об устройстве мироздания, высших измерениях и будущем Космоса
Каку, Мичио
© ООО Издательство «София», 2008
© 2005 by Michio Kaku
© «София», 2008
Parallel worlds : a journey through creation, higher dimensions, and the future of the cosmos
Kaku, Michio
© 2005 Michio Kaku

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'ɑːn(t)səVerbотвечать; откликатьсяExamples

to answer politely / sharply / rudely — отвечать вежливо, резко, грубо
to answer a question / smb.'s remark — отвечать на вопрос, чьё-л. замечание
to answer in the affirmative / negative — дать положительный / отрицательный ответ
He answered me nothing. — Он мне ничего не ответил.

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Verb

  1. 1.

    отыечать

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  1. 1.

    ответ

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  2. 2.

    отвечать на

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  3. 3.

    ответ, отвечать

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Collocations

affirmative answer
утвердительный ответ
amended answer
исправление возражения против иска
answer a call
ответить на вызов
answer a call
ответить по телефону
answer a call
откликнуться на зов
answer an inquiry
отвечать на запрос
answer back
грубить
answer back
дерзить
answer back
не давать спуску
answer back
ответить ударом на удар
answer for the consequences
отвечать за последствия
answer holding
удержание в ожидании ответа
answer in the affirmative
утвердительный ответ
answer in the affirmative manner
дать утвердительный ответ
answer in the negative
отрицательный ответ

Word forms

answer

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseansweranswers
Possessive caseanswer'sanswers'

answer

verb
Basic forms
Pastanswered
Imperativeanswer
Present Participle (Participle I)answering
Past Participle (Participle II)answered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I answerwe answer
you answeryou answer
he/she/it answersthey answer
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am answeringwe are answering
you are answeringyou are answering
he/she/it is answeringthey are answering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have answeredwe have answered
you have answeredyou have answered
he/she/it has answeredthey have answered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been answeringwe have been answering
you have been answeringyou have been answering
he/she/it has been answeringthey have been answering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I answeredwe answered
you answeredyou answered
he/she/it answeredthey answered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was answeringwe were answering
you were answeringyou were answering
he/she/it was answeringthey were answering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had answeredwe had answered
you had answeredyou had answered
he/she/it had answeredthey had answered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been answeringwe had been answering
you had been answeringyou had been answering
he/she/it had been answeringthey had been answering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will answerwe shall/will answer
you will answeryou will answer
he/she/it will answerthey will answer
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be answeringwe shall/will be answering
you will be answeringyou will be answering
he/she/it will be answeringthey will be answering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have answeredwe shall/will have answered
you will have answeredyou will have answered
he/she/it will have answeredthey will have answered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been answeringwe shall/will have been answering
you will have been answeringyou will have been answering
he/she/it will have been answeringthey will have been answering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would answerwe should/would answer
you would answeryou would answer
he/she/it would answerthey would answer
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be answeringwe should/would be answering
you would be answeringyou would be answering
he/she/it would be answeringthey would be answering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have answeredwe should/would have answered
you would have answeredyou would have answered
he/she/it would have answeredthey would have answered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been answeringwe should/would have been answering
you would have been answeringyou would have been answering
he/she/it would have been answeringthey would have been answering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am answeredwe are answered
you are answeredyou are answered
he/she/it is answeredthey are answered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being answeredwe are being answered
you are being answeredyou are being answered
he/she/it is being answeredthey are being answered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been answeredwe have been answered
you have been answeredyou have been answered
he/she/it has been answeredthey have been answered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was answeredwe were answered
you were answeredyou were answered
he/she/it was answeredthey were answered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being answeredwe were being answered
you were being answeredyou were being answered
he/she/it was being answeredthey were being answered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been answeredwe had been answered
you had been answeredyou had been answered
he/she/it had been answeredthey had been answered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be answeredwe shall/will be answered
you will be answeredyou will be answered
he/she/it will be answeredthey will be answered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been answeredwe shall/will have been answered
you will have been answeredyou will have been answered
he/she/it will have been answeredthey will have been answered