Detailed Translations for answer from English to French


answer [the ~] noun

  1. the answer (resolution; solution)
    la solution; le résultat
  2. the answer (response; reply; reaction; retort)
    la réponse; la réaction; la réplique; la réfutation
  3. the answer (sum; arithmetical problem; result)

to answer verb (answers, answered, answering)

  1. to answer (reply; respond; react)
    répondre; répondre à; répliquer; riposter; réagir
    • répondre verb (réponds, répond, répondons, répondez, )
    • répliquer verb (réplique, répliques, répliquons, répliquez, )
    • riposter verb (riposte, ripostes, ripostons, ripostez, )
    • réagir verb (réagis, réagit, réagissons, réagissez, )
  2. to answer (respond; reply; react)
    • répondre verb (réponds, répond, répondons, répondez, )
  3. to answer
    – To accept an incoming telephone call. 1
    • répondre verb (réponds, répond, répondons, répondez, )

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
exercice d'arithmétique answer; arithmetical problem; result; sum
exercice de calcul answer; arithmetical problem; result; sum
réaction answer; reaction; reply; response; retort
réfutation answer; reaction; reply; response; retort evidence of the contrary; proof of the contrary; rebuttal; refutation
réplique answer; reaction; reply; response; retort copy; counter-plea; duplicate; evidence of the contrary; objection; proof of the contrary; rebuttal; refutation; replica; transcription
réponse answer; reaction; reply; response; retort response
résultat answer; resolution; solution conclusion; consequence; effect; experience; final end; final result; finding; fruit; outcome; result; scored; upshot
solution answer; resolution; solution dissolved material; solution
- reply; resolution; response; result; solution; solvent
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
riposter answer; react; reply; respond
réagir answer; react; reply; respond react to
répliquer answer; react; reply; respond argue; contradict; deny; dispute; object; protest; rebut; refute; remonstrate
répondre answer; react; reply; respond react to; reply; respond
répondre à answer; react; reply; respond react to
- do; reply; resolve; respond; serve; suffice
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 make a reply or response to
  1. response
  2. solution
  3. reply to e-mail
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  2. Parole ou acte en réaction à une question, une demande, une déclaration, un évènement
  3. Écrit en retour à un autre
  1. Faire une réponse à ce qui dire ou demander.

Cross Translation:
answer solution Lösung — Antwort auf ein Rätsel, eine Frage- oder eine Aufgabenstellung
answer répondre antworten — (intransitiv, mit Dativ) etwas auf eine Frage oder Aufgabe erwidern
answer répondre beantworten — eine Antwort auf eine Frage geben
answer répondre beantworten — eine schriftliche Reaktion auf ein Schreiben abgeben
answer réponse AntwortErwiderung auf eine Frage
answer accepter la responsabilité; de; quelque chose; assumer la responsabilité; être; responsable; prendre la responsabilité; supporter la responsabilité verantwortlich zeichnenAmtssprache, verantwortlich zeichnen für etwas: die übertragene Verantwortung ausübend seine Unterschrift unter etwas setzen
answer répondre à beantwoorden — de reactie op een vraag geven
answer répondre antwoorden — het geven van een antwoord

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