answering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

answer +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

answering

  1. Present participle of answer.

Noun[edit]

answering (plural answerings)

  1. The act of giving an answer.
    • 1923, John Cann Bailey, The Continuity of Letters (page 107)
      An answer that comes out of the whirlwind is, logically, no answer at all: it belongs to a world above that of logical answerings.