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British English: /ˈɑːnsə/
American English: /ˈænsər/

Translation of answer in Italian:


  • 2 (solution)
    (to difficulty, puzzle) to di
    (School, University) the right, wrong answer
    la risposta giusta, sbagliata
    there is no easy answer (to the problem)
    non è (un problema) di facile soluzione
    it's the answer to all our problems
    è la soluzione o la risposta a tutti i nostri problemi
    he doesn't pretend to know all the answers
    non pretende di avere una soluzione a tutto

transitive verb

  • 4 (Nautical)to answer the helm
    rispondere al timone

intransitive verb

  • 1 (respond) it's not answering (British English) (Telecommunications)
    non risponde
    to answer to the name of Fiona
    rispondere al nome di Fiona
  • 3 (account) See examples:to answer for somebody
    rispondere per qualcuno
    to answer to somebody
    rendere conto a qualcuno
    he answers to management for any decisions he takes
    deve rendere conto alla direzione di tutte le decisioni che prende
    …or you'll have me to answer to!
    …o dovrai fare i conti con me!

Phrasal verbs

answer back:

1 answer back 2 answer [somebody] back (British English) don't dare answer (me) back!

answer for:

answer for [something] (account for)
rispondere di
(action, behaviour)
they have a lot to answer for!
devono rispondere di molte cose!
to answer for somebody's honesty
rispondere dell'onestà di qualcuno

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