suomi-englanti sanakirja

answer englannista suomeksi

  1. vastata

  2. vastaus

  3. ratkaista

  1. vastaus

  2. ratkaisu, vastaus

  3. vastine

  4. vastata

  5. vastata, avata door

  6. Substantiivi

answer englanniksi

  1. A response or reply; something said or done in reaction to a statement or question.

  2. ''Her answer to his proposal was a slap in the face''.

  3. A solution to a problem.

  4. ''There is no simple answer to corruption.''

  5. A document filed in response to a complaint, responding to each point raised in the complaint and raising counterpoints.

  6. To make a reply or response to.

  7. 1593, (w), ''(w)'',

  8. She answers him as if she knew his mind:
  9. 1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 18:26,

  10. (..) there was no voice, nor any that answered.
  11. (quote-book)

  12. (ux)

  13. To speak in defence against; to reply to in defence.

  14. ''to answer a charge or accusation''

  15. To respond to a call by someone at a door or telephone, or other similar piece of equipment.

  16. ''Nobody answered when I knocked on the door.''

  17. To suit a need or purpose satisfactorily.

  18. {{quote-book

  19. (quote-book)|passage=Inexperienced girl as I was, I fired at the idea of becoming his dupe, and fancying, perhaps, that there was more in merely answering his note than it would have amounted to, I said — "That kind of thing may answer very well with button-makers, but ladies don't like it. (..)

  20. 1871, (w), ''On Early English Pronunciation'', London: Trübner & Co., Part III, Chapter 7, section 1, p. 656, footnote 1,

  21. Of course for publication in a newspaper, my palaeotype would not answer, but my glossotype would enable the author to give his Pennsylvania German in an English form and much more intelligibly.
  22. (quote-text)|title=(w)|chapter=41|passage=Theobald spoke as if watches had half-a-dozen purposes besides time-keeping, but he could hardly open his mouth without using one or other of his tags, and "answering every purpose" was one of them.

  23. To be accountable or responsible; to make amends.

  24. ''The man must answer to his employer for the money entrusted to his care.''

    ''He has a lot to answer for.''

  25. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act IV, Scene 8,

  26. An please your majesty, let his neck answer for it, if there is any martial law in the world.
  27. To file a document in response to a complaint.

  28. To correspond to; to be in harmony with; to be in agreement with.

  29. 1775, (w), ''(w)'', Dublin: G. Burnet ''et al.'', 1794, Act II, Scene 2, p. 25,

  30. Egad, I wish she had answer’d her picture as well.
  31. 1793, (w), ''The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies'', Dublin: Luke White, Volume II, Book V, Chapter 2, p. 231,

  32. The use of dunder in the making of rum, answers the purpose of yeast in the fermentation of flour.
  33. To be opposite, or to act in opposition.

  34. 1786, (w), ''Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772: on several parts of England; particularly the mountains, and lakes of Cumberland, and Westmoreland'', London: R. Blamire, Volume II, Section 19, p. 85,

  35. The windows answering each other, we could just discern the glowing horizon through them (..)
  36. To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; usually with ''to''.

  37. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 1,

  38. (..) that the time may have all shadow and silence in it; and the place answer to convenience.
  39. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act V, Scene 1,

  40. If this but answer to my just belief,
    I’ll well remember you.
  41. 1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 27:19,

  42. As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
  43. 1727, (w), ''(w)'', London: B. Motte, Part I, A Voyage to Lilliput, Chapter 2, pp. 30-31,

  44. (..) I might carry about me several Weapons, which must needs be dangerous things, if they answered the Bulk of so prodigious a Person.
  45. To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification; to refute.

  46. 1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 22:46,

  47. (..) no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.
  48. 1671, (w), ''(w)'' in ''Paradise Regain’d, to which is added Samson Agonistes'', London: John Starkey, p. 73,

  49. These shifts refuted, answer thy appellant
    Though by his blindness maim’d for high attempts,
    Who now defies thee thrice to single fight,
  50. 1848, (w), ''(w)'', Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1849, Volume 3, Chapter 14, p. 354,

  51. The reasoning was not and could not be answered.
  52. To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, or demand.

  53. ''He answered my claim upon him.''

    ''The servant answered the bell.''

  54. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 3,

  55. (..) this proud king (..) studies day and night
    To answer all the debts he owes unto you
  56. To render account to or for.

  57. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act II, Scene 4,

  58. (..) I will, by to-morrow dinner-time,
    Send him to answer thee, or any man,
    For any thing he shall be charged withal:
  59. To atone for; to be punished for.

  60. (circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 2,

  61. (..) The noble Brutus
    Hath told you Caesar was ambitious:
    If it were so, it was a grievous fault,
    And grievously hath Caesar answer’d it.
  62. To be or act as an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay.

  63. 1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 10:19,

  64. A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
  65. (alt form)