Answer and Query


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Answer noun – Something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question.
Usage example: the standard answer of “Fine, thank you” when asked, “How are you?”

Query is an antonym for answer in reply topic.
Nearby Words: answered, answering, answerable, answerer, answerback
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Query noun – An act or instance of asking for information.
Usage example: please respond to my query at your earliest convenience

Answer is an antonym for query in topics: ask, demand for answers.
Nearby Words: queried, querying, querist
Antonyms for Query
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complex complex answer complex query
simple simple answer simple query

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  • Western Animation / Blue's Clues No Fourth Wall: The people on the show would often query the "audience" on the answer to the show's questions and puzzles.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom If you're in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and "God"'s eyes are glowing in response to your query to why he needs a starship, let's just say you're not going to get an honest answer.
  • Death's library in sometimes functions like a Magical Database, instantly delivering books on very obscure subjects when he requests them, or writing out fresh text if his query doesn't require a long answer (the "some of the sheep" response from The Last Continent).
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