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Meaning of "answer machine" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANSWER MACHINE

answer machine  [ˈɑːnsə məˈʃiːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANSWER MACHINE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Answer machine is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ANSWER MACHINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

answer machine

Answering machine

The answering machine, answerphone or message machine, also known as the telephone answering machine in the UK and some Commonwealth countries, ansaphone or ansafone, or telephone answering device is a device for answering telephones and recording callers' messages. Unlike voicemail, which can be a centralized or networked system that performs a similar function, an answering machine must be set up in the user's premises alongside — or incorporated within — the user's telephone.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANSWER MACHINE


arshin
ɑːˈʃiːn
Balanchine
ˈbælənˌtʃiːn
been
biːn
between
bɪˈtwiːn
clean
kliːn
cuisine
kwɪˈziːn
dean
diːn
eine
iːn
green
ɡriːn
Halloween
ˌhæləʊˈiːn
jean
dʒiːn
machine
məˈʃiːn
magazine
ˌmæɡəˈziːn
marine
məˈriːn
mean
miːn
nicotine
ˈnɪkəˌtiːn
queen
kwiːn
scene
siːn
sheen
ʃiːn
Sheene
ʃiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANSWER MACHINE

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANSWER MACHINE

answering machine
automated teller machine
chine
coffee machine
drum machine
fax machine
flying machine
life-support machine
milling machine
poker machine
propaganda machine
sewing machine
shine
simple machine
slot machine
tape machine
ticket machine
time machine
vending machine
voting machine
washing machine

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «answer machine» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANSWER MACHINE

Find out the translation of answer machine to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of answer machine 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 machine» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

答录机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contestador
570 millions of speakers

English

answer machine
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जवाब मशीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آلة الإجابة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

автоответчиком
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

atendedor de chamadas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উত্তর যন্ত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

répondeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jawapan mesin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anrufbeantworter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

応答機
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자동 응답기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mesin jawaban
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

máy câu trả lời
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பதில் இயந்திரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्तर यंत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cevap makinesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

segreteria telefonica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

automatyczna sekretarka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

автовідповідачем
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

masina de răspuns
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τηλεφωνητή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

antwoord masjien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

svarare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

telefonsvarer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of answer machine

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSWER MACHINE»

The term «answer machine» is regularly used and occupies the 79.163 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSWER MACHINE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANSWER MACHINE»

Discover the use of answer machine in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to answer machine and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Answer Machine
It introduces search and content analytics to software buyers, knowledge managers, and searchers who want to understand and design effective online environments. The book describes how search evolved from an expert-only to an end user tool.
Susan Feldman, 2012
2
Rainbows, Head Lice, and Pea-Green Tile: Poems in the Voice ...
So with a sigh no one else could hear, She readied pad and pencil And pressed the play-back button On her answer machine. 8 Hello Mrs. Stevenson, This is Charlie MacWhite. You probably don't. From the Author Prologue The Answer ...
Brod Bagert, 1999
3
Charita's Blessing Gifts From God
... that day Iwas at work. I can't kept off the feeling and visions really hitting me off because, I sat the seat and I was working on the computer with my paper works. All the sudden, I saw the visions that were shown to me a black answer machine.
Charita Padilla
4
Advances in Web-Based Learning: First International ...
We first discuss the structure of our answer machine system in detail. The questions and answers are obtained through a standard web interface. The students using the system will leave behind many questions and potential answers.
Joseph Fong, 2002
5
Evil in Return
He was about to go when Khan's phone rang. It was on the table next to where Barber was sitting, again glued to Columbo. 'Let it ring,' he said, as she muted the sound and stretched for the phone. 'Is there an answer machine?' She nodded.
Elena Forbes, 2011
6
Going to the Chapel
My eye automatically goes to Cassie's answer machine and I am relieved that the red light isn't blinking so, at least for now, no one has called about that starter for Mona's car. After I finish eyeing the answer machine, I close and lock the ...
Janet Tronstad, 2010
7
What You Need to Know About Spiritual Growth in 12 Lessons: ...
Because a relationship with God is the real motive for praying, we must resist the temptation to view God as merely a heavenly “answer” machine. To help us in that regard, God sometimes does not answer our prayers the way we want, or if He ...
Max Anders, 1997
8
Advances in Information Technology and Education: ...
In detail, this paper proposes an intelligent answer machine using Semantic Words, Keywords and their respective weights to describe the feature of a question, a keywords reverse abstracting policy, and a question matching algorithm; this ...
Honghua Tan, Mark Zhou, 2011
9
Working with Self-Management Courses: The Thoughts of ...
It was only when Chloe, my daughter, was going through my phone that I remembered what it was. She encouraged me to make the call. I just wanted someone to be there to talk to on the other end, but all I got was the answer machine.
F. Roy Jones, 2010
10
12 Months
The flashing green light on the answer machine indicated I'd received a message . This was it; she'd had a shit time too. I pressed play with a smug grin on my face and waited in anticipation. 'Errm, hi Con, it's Mum. Just thought I'd ring and ...
Lee Crompton, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANSWER MACHINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term answer machine is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Home holiday hacks: Safety tips for leaving your home empty
Whether you're posting holiday photos on open social network accounts, or leaving a note on your door or message on your answer machine ... «Closer, Jul 15»
2
Briefing: Calls of shame for taxman
... more than 25% of those it received. About 10.6m callers hung up after getting tired of waiting, while almost 7.3m went to an answer machine. «The Sunday Times, Jun 15»
3
Man found decapitated in France terror attack
We have a normal family life. He goes to work and comes home. He doesn't pick up the phone when I call, it goes to the answer machine. «ITV News, Jun 15»
4
Yassin Salhi: Everything we know about the suspected Grenoble …
He doesn't pick up the phone when I call, it goes to the answer machine," she added. "We are normal Muslims. We do Ramadan. We have ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
5
Terror suspects wife: I thought my heart would stop
He doesn't pick up the phone when I call, it goes to the answer machine. – Wife of Yacine Sali speaking to Europe 1. Last updated Fri 26 Jun ... «ITV News, Jun 15»
6
Three attacks, three countries: Suspected Islamic terrorists kill more …
He goes to work and comes home. He doesn't pick up the phone when I call, it goes to the answer machine,” Salhi's wife told Europe 1 radio. «National Post, Jun 15»
7
Does Batman: Arkham Knight Hint at a Future Superman Game?
The second - and perhaps more significant - is an answer machine message from none other than Lex Luthor himself. Luthor's apparently been ... «Den of Geek!, Jun 15»
8
Silas Lyons: The long, hot summer ahead
However, when news apps were introduced on smartphones, something truly different emerged: The real-time answer machine. Full story ... «Redding Record Searchlight, Jun 15»
9
Gwent Police appeal over slavery investigation caller
The person left a message on the answer machine of the senior investigating officer in charge of Gwent Police's Operation Imperial, detective ... «South Wales Evening Post, May 15»
10
Election choice day three: 200 more shocking reasons why you can't …
When i ring its an answer machine and i'm told they'll ring back in 72 hrs, which they have not always done. And apparently if its an emergency ... «mirror.co.uk, May 15»

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