Detailed Translations for answer from English to Spanish


answer [the ~] noun

  1. the answer (resolution; solution)
    la respuesta; la solución; la resolución; el resultado; el escape
  2. the answer (response; reply; reaction; retort)
    la reacción; la respuesta; la contestación; la réplica
  3. the answer (sum; arithmetical problem; result)

to answer verb (answers, answered, answering)

  1. to answer (reply; respond; react)
  2. to answer (respond; reply; react)
  3. to answer
    – To accept an incoming telephone call. 1

Conjugations for answer:

  1. answer
  2. answer
  3. answers
  4. answer
  5. answer
  6. answer
simple past
  1. answered
  2. answered
  3. answered
  4. answered
  5. answered
  6. answered
present perfect
  1. have answered
  2. have answered
  3. has answered
  4. have answered
  5. have answered
  6. have answered
past continuous
  1. was answering
  2. were answering
  3. was answering
  4. were answering
  5. were answering
  6. were answering
  1. shall answer
  2. will answer
  3. will answer
  4. shall answer
  5. will answer
  6. will answer
continuous present
  1. am answering
  2. are answering
  3. is answering
  4. are answering
  5. are answering
  6. are answering
  1. be answered
  2. be answered
  3. be answered
  4. be answered
  5. be answered
  6. be answered
  1. answer!
  2. let's answer!
  3. answered
  4. answering
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for answer:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
atender accepting; being ready; carrying out; obeying; waiting
contestación answer; reaction; reply; response; retort escape route; possible escape; way out
escape answer; resolution; solution escape route; exhaust; exhaust pipe; exit; hole; leak; leakage; outflow; outlet; possible escape; punch-mark; puncture; release; spill; valve-flap; way out
problema de aritmética answer; arithmetical problem; result; sum
reacción answer; reaction; reply; response; retort
resolución answer; resolution; solution articulation; conciliation; decision; decisiveness; decree; facility; judgement; measure; provision; resoluteness; resolution; resolver; settlement; supply; verdict
respuesta answer; reaction; reply; resolution; response; retort; solution countermove; response
resultado answer; resolution; solution conclusion; consequence; effect; experience; final result; finding; fruit; outcome; result; resultant; score; upshot
réplica answer; reaction; reply; response; retort counter-plea; countermove; equalness; objection; replica
solución answer; resolution; solution blend; blending; dissolved material; mingling; mix; mixing; social assistance
- reply; resolution; response; result; solution; solvent
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
atender answer aid; assist; attend; attend to; back; back up; be attentive; be helpful; care; care for; comply; do good; extend the hand; grant; hear; hear out; heed; help; honor; honour; interpellate; interrogate; listen; listen carefully; listen to; look after; make oneself useful; nurse; nurture; obey; operate; pay; pay off; prop up; question; remunerate; repay; replace someone; reward; second; see to; serve; subsidise; subsidize; take care; take care of; tend
contestar answer; react; reply; respond control; examine; inspect; survey; view
responder answer; react; reply; respond Answer; be responsible; bear responsibility; hold liable; hold responsible; reply; respond
responder a answer; react; reply; respond conform to; correspond with
- do; reply; resolve; respond; serve; suffice
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
solución solution
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- meet; receive; reply; reply to; result

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Related Definitions for "answer":

  1. a nonverbal reaction2
    • his answer to any problem was to get drunk2
    • their answer was to sue me2
  2. 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 2
  3. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem2
    • the answers were in the back of the book2
  4. a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation2
    • I waited several days for his answer2
  5. the speech act of replying to a question2
  6. understand the meaning of2
    • The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered2
  7. give the correct answer or solution to2
    • answer a question2
    • answer the riddle2
  8. react to a stimulus or command2
    • The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch2
  9. respond to a signal2
    • answer the door2
    • answer the telephone2
  10. give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)2
    • The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution2
  11. react verbally2
    • She didn't want to answer2
    • answer the question2
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation2
  12. be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of2
    • This may answer her needs2
  13. match or correspond2
    • The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave2
  14. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity2
    • A few words would answer2
  15. be liable or accountable2
    • She must answer for her actions2
  16. To accept an incoming telephone call.1

Wiktionary Translations for answer:

  1. to suit a need or purpose satisfactorily
  2. to respond to a call
  3. to make a reply or response to
  1. response
  2. solution
  3. reply to e-mail

Cross Translation:
answer solución Lösung — Antwort auf ein Rätsel, eine Frage- oder eine Aufgabenstellung
answer responder antworten — (intransitiv, mit Dativ) etwas auf eine Frage oder Aufgabe erwidern
answer contestar; responder beantworten — eine Antwort auf eine Frage geben
answer contestar; responder beantworten — eine schriftliche Reaktion auf ein Schreiben abgeben
answer respuesta, réplica AntwortErwiderung auf eine Frage
answer aceptar la responsabilidad; de; algo; asumir la responsabilidad verantwortlich zeichnenAmtssprache, verantwortlich zeichnen für etwas: die übertragene Verantwortung ausübend seine Unterschrift unter etwas setzen
answer responder a; contestar a beantwoorden — de reactie op een vraag geven
answer responder; replicar; contestar antwoorden — het geven van een antwoord
answer respuesta; contestación antwoord — de reactie op een vraag, van repliek voorzien
answer réplica; entrada réplique — Traductions à trier suivant le sens
answer contestar; responder répondre — Faire une réponse à ce qui dire ou demander.
answer respuesta réponse — Parole ou acte en réaction à une question, une demande, une déclaration, un évènement

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