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I think Vegas is the answer for pregnant people because of insomnia. It's open all the time and you go down and play your silly slots.
Selma Blair

Meaning of "answer for" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANSWER FOR

answer for play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANSWER FOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Answer for is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb answer for in English.

WHAT DOES ANSWER FOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of answer for in the English dictionary

The first definition of answer for in the dictionary is to be liable or responsible for. Other definition of answer for is to vouch for or speak on behalf of. Answer for is also to suffer or atone for.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ANSWER FOR

PRESENT

Present
I answer for
you answer for
he/she/it answers for
we answer for
you answer for
they answer for
Present continuous
I am answering for
you are answering for
he/she/it is answering for
we are answering for
you are answering for
they are answering for
Present perfect
I have answered for
you have answered for
he/she/it has answered for
we have answered for
you have answered for
they have answered for
Present perfect continuous
I have been answering for
you have been answering for
he/she/it has been answering for
we have been answering for
you have been answering for
they have been answering for
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I answered for
you answered for
he/she/it answered for
we answered for
you answered for
they answered for
Past continuous
I was answering for
you were answering for
he/she/it was answering for
we were answering for
you were answering for
they were answering for
Past perfect
I had answered for
you had answered for
he/she/it had answered for
we had answered for
you had answered for
they had answered for
Past perfect continuous
I had been answering for
you had been answering for
he/she/it had been answering for
we had been answering for
you had been answering for
they had been answering for
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will answer for
you will answer for
he/she/it will answer for
we will answer for
you will answer for
they will answer for
Future continuous
I will be answering for
you will be answering for
he/she/it will be answering for
we will be answering for
you will be answering for
they will be answering for
Future perfect
I will have answered for
you will have answered for
he/she/it will have answered for
we will have answered for
you will have answered for
they will have answered for
Future perfect continuous
I will have been answering for
you will have been answering for
he/she/it will have been answering for
we will have been answering for
you will have been answering for
they will have been answering for
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would answer for
you would answer for
he/she/it would answer for
we would answer for
you would answer for
they would answer for
Conditional continuous
I would be answering for
you would be answering for
he/she/it would be answering for
we would be answering for
you would be answering for
they would be answering for
Conditional perfect
I would have answer for
you would have answer for
he/she/it would have answer for
we would have answer for
you would have answer for
they would have answer for
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been answering for
you would have been answering for
he/she/it would have been answering for
we would have been answering for
you would have been answering for
they would have been answering for
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you answer for
we let´s answer for
you answer for
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to answer for
Past participle
answered for
Present Participle
answering for
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANSWER FOR

anserine
Ansermet
anserous
Anshan
ANSI
answer
answer back
answer machine
answer-back code
answerability
answerable
answerableness
answerably
answerer
answering machine
answering service
answerless
answerphone
answerphone message

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANSWER FOR

account for
all the better for
as for
ask for
be all for
be in the market for
but for
except for
go for
go in for
have eyes for
have feelings for
have no time for
have no use for
in for
in line for
pay for
so much for
stand up for
up for

Synonyms and antonyms of answer for in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «answer for» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANSWER FOR

Find out the translation of answer for to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of answer for from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «answer for» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

为回答
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

responder por
570 millions of speakers

English

answer for
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के लिए जवाब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإجابة ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ответить на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

responder por
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উত্তর জন্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

répondre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jawapan untuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verantworten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

請け合う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 대한 대답
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jawaban kanggo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trả lời cho việc gì
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பதில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यासाठी उत्तर द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Için cevap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rispondere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odpowiedzieć na
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відповісти на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

răspunde pentru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απαντήσει για
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

antwoord vir
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

svara för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

svare for
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of answer for

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSWER FOR»

The term «answer for» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.212 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSWER FOR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «answer for» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «answer for» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about answer for

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10 QUOTES WITH «ANSWER FOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word answer for.
1
Elliott Abrams
Al Qaeda's message that violence, terrorism and extremism are the only answer for Arabs seeking dignity and hope is being rejected each day in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and throughout the Arab lands.
2
Carol Alt
If you could sit down with Jesus, you wouldn't need anybody else. He could answer all of your questions. Instead of Einstein and Louis Pasteur and Madame Curry, you could just have Jesus and he could answer for all of them.
3
Jason Behr
I lived on a farm with cows, and I lived in the city with rats. My family stayed in Colorado for a while, then went from Los Angeles to Arizona. People would ask me where I'm from, and I would have to say, 'I don't have a clear answer for you.'
4
Selma Blair
I think Vegas is the answer for pregnant people because of insomnia. It's open all the time and you go down and play your silly slots.
5
Kelly Brook
I've always wanted to be independent and answer for myself. That probably is the part of me I would class to be feminist. I'd like to have children; marriage I have a bit of an issue with.
6
Sherrod Brown
It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home.
7
Giraldus Cambrensis
Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth.
8
Paddy Considine
I'm trying to make sense of lot of things with 'Tyrannosaur.' I'm trying to make sense of people who've left now. They're not here, they can't answer for themselves any more, they're gone. And I'm trying to make peace with those ghosts.
9
Benjamin Robbins Curtis
No nation can answer for the equity of proceedings in all its inferior courts. It suffices to provide a supreme judicature by which error and partiality may be corrected.
10
George Armstrong Custer
You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANSWER FOR»

Discover the use of answer for in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to answer for and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Something to Answer For
P.H. Newby's seventeenth novel Something To Answer For was assured of a place in literary history when it won the inaugural Booker Prize in 1969.
P. H. Newby, 2012
2
The Book of Answers
With a solution on every page, The Book of Answers is intriguing, inspiring and enormous fun to use. It's also the perfect gift book.
Carol Bolt, 2000
3
The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education ...
Twelve-term Texas Congressman, Presidential candidate, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Ron Paul returns with a highly provocative treatise about how we need to fundamentally change the way we think about America's broken education ...
Ron Paul, 2013
4
God's answer for you: psalms that speak to real-life needs
A compilation of favorite psalms to discover God's answers to nine of the most common and persistent questions people ask. Covers such topics as: depression, worries, stress, fear, and others.
Bruce L. Petersen, 1994
5
Heaven's Answer for the Home
More than theoretical, the chapters in this book are time-tested and proven by experience. No matter what the state of your marriage, this book will give you practical, biblical guidance for your family life.
Lowell Lundstrom, 1985
6
Prostate Cancer: No One Answer for Testing or Treatment
U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA Consumer magazine September- October 1998 Table of Contents This article originally appeared in the September -October 1998 FDA Consumer and contains revisions made in May 2000. The article ...
7
My Final Answer for Kids: Thirty Interactive Quizzes That ...
Fun multiple-choice quizzes based on familiar Bible stories that are challenging and entertaining for kids ages 6 to 10.
Barbour Bargain Books, Paul Kent, 2002
8
God's Daily Answer for Mothers
A stirring reminder that we have an all-knowing, ever-loving God, God's Daily Answers offers hope, inspiration and encouragement for anyone seeking direction along life's journey.
Elm Hill, 2004
9
God's Daily Answer for Men: Devotions to Renew Your Soul
A stirring reminder that we have an all-knowing, ever-loving God, God's Daily Answers offers hope, inspiration and encouragement for anyone seeking direction along life's journey.
Elm Hill Books, 2004
10
Becoming a Man Alive: God's Answer for Your Deepest Need
Special. Fully alive. You can too. Let me show you how you can satisfy this primal need. No man should have to settle for being half alive.” —Patrick Morley, Becoming a Man Alive
Patrick Morley, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANSWER FOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term answer for is used in the context of the following news items.
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Amos is free – but Government has questions to answer for
Amos is free – but Government has questions to answer for. July 6, 2015 by Andrew Loh in Commentaries · 0 Comments. PM Lee [left]; Yee [right] Amos Yee ... «The Online Citizen, Jul 15»
2
Wilner: Santa Clara University should answer for hiring Renee …
The curious case of Renee Baumgartner continues at Santa Clara, where questions linger -- without answers -- about the school's new athletic ... «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»
3
Revolution can't find an answer for FC Dallas
After conceding early, the Revolution had no answer for Dallas' dangerous attack, and as a result, they suffered a 3-0 loss Saturday at Toyota ... «ESPN FC, Jul 15»
4
St. Joseph has no answer for Perez, Sedalia
St. Joseph Mustangs second baseman Jerry Houston round first base during Saturday's game against Sedalia at Phil Welch Stadium. «News-Press Now, Jul 15»
5
Reaganomics is not the answer for Japan
BLOOMBERG – Can Ronald Reagan save Japan from a debt crisis? We're about to find out as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bets the remaining ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
6
Indian Security Forces In J&K Have A Lot To Answer For, Reveals …
In a detailed report released by Amnesty International yesterday, it has recommended that both the Government of India and that of Jammu and ... «Youth Ki Awaaz, Jul 15»
7
China urged to answer for ecological damage
MALACAÑANG urged China on Thursday to take responsibility and answer for the impact of its reclamation activities in disputed waters in the ... «Manila Standard Today, Jul 15»
8
Parents have a lot to answer for if kids can't even fit into their school …
I blame it on the mummies. Maybe it's unfair, but they are the ones I see every day driving their little darlings, boys and girls, to school and ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
9
Higher wages not the answer for Highland GP shortage crisis …
Raising wages for north GPs will not solve the region's recruitment crisis, a Highland MSP has said. Mary Scanlon was speaking after former ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
10
Yankees have no answer for unstoppable Mike Trout
Mike Trout makes a leaping catch in the fifth inning as Carlos Beltran and the Yankees fell to the Angels. Photo: Getty Images; AP ... «New York Post, Jun 15»

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