andswerian

see andswarian

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Answer — An swer ([a^]n s[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Answered} ([a^]n s[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Answering}.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to answer, fr. andswaru, n., answer. See {Answer}, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to reply to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Answered — Answer An swer ([a^]n s[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Answered} ([a^]n s[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Answering}.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to answer, fr. andswaru, n., answer. See {Answer}, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Answering — Answer An swer ([a^]n s[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Answered} ([a^]n s[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Answering}.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to answer, fr. andswaru, n., answer. See {Answer}, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Changes to Old English vocabulary — This article is part of a series on: Old English Dialects …   Wikipedia

  • answer — answerer, n. answerless, adj. /an seuhr, ahn /, n. 1. a spoken or written reply or response to a question, request, letter, etc.: He sent an answer to my letter promptly. 2. a correct response to a question asked to test one s knowledge. 3. an… …   Universalium

  • answer — an•swer [[t]ˈæn sər, ˈɑn [/t]] n. 1) a spoken or written reply or response to a question, request, letter, etc 2) a correct response to a question 3) an equivalent or approximation; counterpart: the French answer to the Beatles[/ex] 4) an action… …   From formal English to slang

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