answering

  • 1 answering — index contrary, responsive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 answering — adjective replying (Freq. 1) an answering glance an answering smile • Syn: ↑respondent • Similar to: ↑responsive • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 4 answering — n. responding, replying an·swer || ɑːnsÉ™ n. response, reply; solution v. respond, reply; solve, provide a solution …

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  • 5 Answering machine (disambiguation) — Answering machine may refer to: *Answering machine, a device for automatically answering telephone calls and recording messages left by callers when the party called is unable to answer the phone *The Answer Machine?, eighth full length album by… …

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  • 6 answering machine — ➔ machine1 * * * answering machine UK US noun [C] (UK also answerphone) ► COMMUNICATIONS a piece of equipment connected to a phone which answers the phone automatically and records messages: on sb s answering machine »She wasn t in so I left a… …

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  • 7 answering service — UK US noun [C, usually singular] ► COMMUNICATIONS a company whose business is to receive and answer telephone calls for its customers: »I called and got through to his answering service …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 answering machine — answering machines N COUNT An answering machine is a device which you connect to your telephone and which records telephone calls while you are out. Syn: answerphone …

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  • 9 answering machine — answering ma.chine also an|swer|phone BrE [ˈa:nsəfəun US ˈænsərfoun] n a machine that records your telephone calls when you cannot answer them …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 answering machine — ► NOUN ▪ a device which supplies a recorded answer to a telephone call and can record a message from the caller …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 answering machine — [an′sər fōn΄] n. an electronic device using recording tape or a semiconductor chip to take or give telephone messages automatically: also Brit. answerphone [an′sər fōn΄] …

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  • 12 answering service — n. a business whose function is to answer telephone calls for its clients and transmit messages to them …

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  • 13 Answering machine — For other uses, see Answering machine (disambiguation). A dual compact cassette tape based Panasonic answering machine …

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  • 14 Answering Machine Music — Infobox Album | Name = Answering Machine Music Type = Album Artist = Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Released = 1999 Recorded = 1999 Genre = Lo fi Indie Electronic Length = Unknown Label = Tomlab TOM21 Producer = Owen Ashworth Reviews = Last… …

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  • 15 answering machine — UK [ˈɑːns(ə)rɪŋ məˌʃiːn] / US [ˈæns(ə)rɪŋ məˌʃɪn] noun [countable] Word forms answering machine : singular answering machine plural answering machines a machine that answers your telephone and records messages that people leave for you …

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  • 16 answering service — UK [ˈɑːns(ə)rɪŋ ˌsɜː(r)vɪs] / US [ˈæns(ə)rɪŋ ˌsɜrvɪs] noun [countable] Word forms answering service : singular answering service plural answering services a business that receives telephone calls for other businesses or companies, taking messages …

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  • 17 Answering Stone — The Cloch Labhrais, also called the Answering Stone and the Speaking Stone [ [http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:6d72x08NGEgJ:snap.waterfordcoco.ie/WebRoot%24/collections/ebooks/99755/Ordnance%2520Survey%2520Letters.pdf+cloch+labhrais hl=en… …

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  • 18 answering machine — an electronic device that is attached to a telephone and that automatically answers callers with a prerecorded message and records their messages for later playback. Also called telephone answering machine. [1975 80] * * * …

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  • 19 answering machine — noun A device that automatically records voice mail from unanswered telephone calls. Syn: ansaphone, ansafone, answerphone, telephone answering machine …

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  • 20 answering machine — noun Answering machine is used before these nouns: ↑message …

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