understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims
give the correct answer or solution to; "answer a question"; "answer the riddle"
a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
react to a stimulus or command; "The steering of my new car answers to the slightest touch"
a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"
a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne";
prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"