Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of answer.

Etymologies

answer +‎ -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Him that answereth" is the scholar who has to answer the questions of his teacher (Lu 2: 47) [Grotius].

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Thence a new benefit cometh, that that very English Translation may serve for the more ready and pleasant learning of the Latin tongue: as one may see in this Edition, the whole book being so translated, that every where one word answereth to the word over against it, and the book is in all things the same, only in two idioms, as a man clad in a double garment.

    The Orbis Pictus

  • Saint Pius X, who answereth the prayers of those who cry to thee

    Feast of St. Pius X

  • Gharib and the Islamised Jinn fell upon them and gloriously done for Gharib! indeed that day he pleased the Lord who answereth prayer and slaked his vengeance with the talisman-sword!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And she still answereth me, ‘Allah is bountiful: good will presently betide thee.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And he repeated to the King the tale of how he would have followed the Religious, but he forbade him, whereupon the folk broke out into a tumult of weeping and lamentation and humbled themselves before Him who is ever near, Him who ever answereth prayer, supplicating that He would cause the false Devotee who denied

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he gave her a barley scone and said, “I love not one who answereth at times when I am in wrath: so henceforth give me no more of these impertinent words and I will sell thee to a good man like myself, who will do well with thee, even as I have done.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For it is a word which in God's kingdom answereth to that which men in their kingdoms use to call public, or the king's.

    Leviathan

  • Whether all other nations of the world have in their several languages a word that answereth to it, or not, I cannot tell; but I am sure they have not need of it: for the placing of two names in order may serve to signify their consequence, if it were the custom (for custom is it that gives words their force), as well as the words is, or be, or are, and the like.

    Leviathan

  • And though it be called prudence when the event answereth our expectation; yet in its own nature it is but presumption.

    Leviathan

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