answere

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

answere (plural answeres)

  1. Obsolete spelling of answer

Verb[edit]

answere (third-person singular simple present answeres, present participle answering, simple past and past participle answered)

  1. Obsolete spelling of answer

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English andswaru, from Proto-West Germanic *andaswaru, from Proto-Germanic *andaswarō; equivalent to and- +‎ sware. The vocalism is presumably from the verb answeren.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈan(d)ˌswɛːr(ə)/, /ˈan(d)ˌswaːr(ə)/

Noun[edit]

answere (plural answers)

  1. A response to a query or questioning; an answering.
  2. The answer for a problem or challenge; a solving.
  3. A decision or response coming from a deity or divinity.
  4. A legal defence or the privilege of being able to mount one.
  5. (rare) A reply to a point; a counterpoint or countering.
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: answer
  • Scots: answer, answere
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English andswarian and andswerian.

Verb[edit]

answere

  1. Alternative form of answeren