To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation.
To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to.
To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute.
To be or act in return or response to.
To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response.
To make a satisfactory response or return.
To render account, or to be responsible; to be accountable; to make amends; as, the man must answer to his employer for the money intrusted to his care.
A reply to a charge; a defense.
Something said or written in reply to a question, a call, an argument, an address, or the like; a reply.
Something done in return for, or in consequence of, something else; a responsive action.
A counter-statement of facts in a course of pleadings; a confutation of what the other party has alleged; a responsive declaration by a witness in reply to a question. In Equity, it is the usual form of defense to the complainant's charges in his bill.
A formal, written statement by the defendant in a lawsuit which answers each allegation contained in the complaint.
Response in a new voice to the subject of a fugue, usually a fifth above it. Take a look.
Law]. A written response in relation to a filed complaint.
A statement that a defendant writes to answer a civil complaint. This says what defense they will use.
A court form that the Department of Child Support Services or the Family Support Division gives to someone they think is the parent of a child (the Respondent) together with a Summons and Complaint.
A court form that is served (given) to a tenant together with a Summons and Complaint. If the tenant doesn't want to move out they must fill out this form and file it with the court within 5 days.
The legal document by which a defendant responds to the allegations contained in the complaint filed by the plaintiff.
A formal statement, generally written, stating the defense of a legal case. (See pleading).
The defendant's reply to the plaintiff's charges in a civil lawsuit
A response to a pleading, addressing the merits of a legal case.
A response made by a defendant to a plaintiff's complaint or petition. An answer is filed with the court within a certain time frame of the defendant having received the complaint. An answer usually denies the allegations made in the complaint and usually sets forth an affirmative defense.
The formal written response by a defendant to a statement of claim which sets forth the grounds for his or her defense.
The defence to a divorce petition, denying the allegations in the petition or cross petition; strict time limits apply for filing an answer
A written statement made by a defendant setting forth the grounds of his or her defense.
the written response to a complaint, petition, or motion.
The "back" of a ThinkFast Card. When practicing in the Answer Mode Question is presented to the learner and the desired response is the Answer. For example, if the Question part is a definition, the Answer part might be the defined term. Or, if the Question part is a problem to solve, the Answer part might be the correct solution to the problem.
1. A formal written statement by a defendant that responds to each allegation in a complaint. 2. The defendant's statement of the facts and objections to the plaintiff's brief. (Rule 12, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.)
To reply to a petition. Also, the court paper containing the reply is called an answer. The answer is filed by the respondent.
The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a complaint setting forth the ground for his defense.
the written response to the complaint in a civil action.Answers (using Civil Form No. 7) are required only in debt and trespass actions. In these actions, the Defendant must file the answer within 15 days of the date of receiving the complaint.
The first pleading by the defendant in a lawsuit, responding to the charges and demands of the plaintiff complaint. Class
A pleading by which the defendant tries to dispute the plaintiff's right to recover by controverting the facts alleged by the plaintiff or the principle of law relied on by him, or both; or by asserting some defense which relieves the defendant of liability.
a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; "I waited several days for his answer"; "he wrote replies to several of his critics"
a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
the speech act of replying to a question
the principle pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims
reply or respond to; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"
give the correct answer or solution to; "answer a question"; "answer the riddle"
respond to a signal; "answer the door"; "answer the telephone"
understand the meaning of; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument); "The defendant answered to all the charges of the prosecution"
a detailed response to your question that the helper is charging money for
a direct response to the question
a document denying or admitting liability
a formal document which responds to the complaint
a formal response to allegations made in a complaint (or petition)
a formal written document that admits or denies each allegation of the complaint and states any defenses that the defendant plans to use
a great tool for anyone who is looking to share their faith in the Lord with others but feels unprepared to respond to some of the usual criticism and questions non-believers have
a kind of response to a question
a mere statement of fact which the party filing it expects to prove, but it is not evidence
an explanation for an unknown thing that the question poses
a piece of knowledge meant to correspond to the question
a piece of paper or verbal statement in court in which the tenant (you) tells his or her side of the story, including any defenses
a place where we can fall asleep as life moves past us to its next question
a pleading filed by the defendant in response to the allegations set forth in the complaint filed by the plaintiff
a prod, a question a shove
a response by definition
a response filed by the state to the petition for post-conviction relief that admits or denies every claim in the petition and which raises affirmative and specific statutory defenses
a response to the allegations made against you in the plaintiff's Complaint
a "responsive pleading", a motion is not
a specific solution to a question and should be submitted if it will solve the questioner's problem and doesn't duplicate a previous comment
a written document that states your defenses to the suit and can merely be a short statement stating who the parties are, the case number, and that you generally deny the statements made by the landlord
a written statement as to the truth of each of the allegations made in the complaint
Written response in a civil case where a defendant admits or denies the allegations contained in the plaintiff's complaint.
the defendant's response to the plaintiff's complaint. The answer admits or denies the claims in the plaintiff's complaint.
A document issued by the defendant in a law suit stating the legal defenses to the plaintiff's summons and complaint.
Usually the second pleading in a divorce, separation, or annulment. An answer is filed in response to the Complaint and either admits or denies the Complaintâ€™s allegations.
After a plaintiff files a "complaint" in court to start a civil action, the defendant files a paper called an "answer" to respond to the claims the plaintiff makes in the complaint. The complaint and answer are called "pleadings."
The paper in which the defendant answers the claims of the plaintiff.
When your spouse applies for a divorce, you normally have 30 days to respond. The responding document is known as an Answer in many parts of the country.
The defendant's written response to allegations in the case.
Written response in a civil case. In it, the defendant admits or denies the allegations of the plaintiff's complaint and states any defenses that apply.
A written statement by a defendant in a lawsuit stating the reasons for their defenses to the statements made by the plaintiff.
A pleading by which defendant in civil suit at law endeavors to resist the plaintiff's demand by stating facts. The defendant may deny the claims of the plaintiff, or agree to them, and may introduce new matter.
Statement by the defendant setting forth its defense.
Written response in which the defendant admits or denies the allegations contained in the complaint.
Written response filed by a Defendant in a lawsuit. Admits or denies the statements in the Plaintiff's Petition and sets up any defenses the defendant may have.
A formal pleading which states the defendant's response to plaintiffs's complaint. The defendant, in the State of Washington, has twenty (20) days to answer, admit, or deny the allegations in plaintiff's complaint.
The answer is a document filed in Court by the respondent/defendant, the person being sued for child support or paternity. In the answer, the respondent/defendant either admits or denies statements made by the petitioner/plaintiff, the person who brings the action for child support or paternity.
A response to a complaint in a lawsuit. Depending upon the court, an answer may be oral or written. Usually an answer admits or denies each allega-tion in the complaint and may allege affirmative defenses.
The defendant's response to allegations in a case.
formal response made by the defendant, which admits or denies what is claimed by the plaintiff.
The formal response for a divorce, separation or annulment petition. The response or answer contains the admission or denial of the allegations made by the petitioner or against the petitioner.
A written statement made by the defendant in a civil case in response to the charges or complaints filed.
Written document filed in response to a complaint, consisting of short plain statements denying the allegations in the complaint which the employer contests.
An answer is filed in response to a complaint. In an answer, the defendant will either admit or deny allegations contained in the complaint.
A respondent's written reply to a claim. This happens before the arbitration hearing.
A written response by a respondent that states whether he or she admits or denies the allegations in the petition. Any allegations not specifically denied are considered to be admitted.
The defendant's formal written statement in a civil case that disputes the plaintiff's claim.
A document filed by one party admitting or denying what the other party said. This is similar to a response to a motion or other petition. "Answer" is basically just the word we use to describe a response to the initial petition for dissolution and sometimes other responses to other documents filed by the other side. Usually you go paragraph by paragraph and either admit what the other party said, deny it or state that you don't have sufficient information to admit or deny what the other party said.
A formal response to a claim, admitting or denying the allegations in the claim.
a document used to respond to a complaint. Answers usually admit or deny specific allegations or claims in the document being answered.
A written response to a petition issued by the Respondent, usually accompanied by a counter petition setting forth the basis for the petition and the relief that is sought by the Respondent.
Response to a question believed to meet the need expressed by the question.
A pleading by a defendant; reply, response, defense.
A response to a complaint; the modern-day equivalent of a plea.
Response filed by the defendant contesting all or part of the plaintiff's claim and/or providing an affirmative defense.
A written response in a civil case in which a defendant admits or denies allegations made by a plaintiff.
Usually a pleading in response to a lawsuit which alleges facts to deny or avoid the allegations made by a plaintiff.
The response to a Divorce Petition when the divorce is to be defended.
A pleading by which the defendant in a law suit endeavors to resist the plaintiff's demand by an allegation of facts, either denying allegations-of the plaintiff's complaint, or confessing them, and alleging new matter in avoidance, which defendant alleges should prevent recover.
Pleading filed by the defendant that responds to a complaint, petition, or motion.
The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
In litigation, an "answer" is the defendant's response to the initial " complaint" filed by the plaintiff. If the defendant does not answer the complaint, then the court may (and likely will) hold the allegations to be true, and render a judgment for the plaintiff.
The legal document filed by the defendant in response to a lawsuit by the plaintiff.
A written reply to a complaint, prepared by an individual or an attorney, which is filed in Court.
The principle pleading on the part of the defendant in responding to the plaintiff's complaint. It must contain a denial of all of the allegations in plaintiff's complaint which the defendant wishes to contest.
The formal written statement by a defendant in a civil case that responds to a complaint, articulating the grounds for defense.
a written statement of the defendant's case wherein the plaintiff's claims are admitted or denied.
Formal written responses to the defendants/perpetrators file in response to plaintiff's complaints. These pleadings may deny some or all of the allegations; they may raise defenses such as self-defense or assumption of risk, or they may allege that even if all of the plaintiff's allegations are true, there is no liability. These pleadings are usually accompanied by legal memoranda and briefs. The names of the pleadings vary from jurisdiction. "Demurrers," "motions for summary judgment," motions to dismiss," and "answers" are all descriptions of a responsive pleading.
Defendant's response to plaintiff's allegations as stated in a complaint. Item-by-item, paragraph-by-paragraph response to points made in complaint. Part of the pleadings.
A pleading submitted by a defendant or respondent in response to allegations asserted by the plaintiff or petitioner.
Written response by a party that states whether they admits (agrees with) or denies (disagrees with) the allegations of the petition. Any allegations not specifically denied are considered to be admitted.
Written response in a civil case; in it the defendant admits or denies allegations made by the plaintiff.
A paper submitted by a party in which he/she responds to and/or denies the allegations of the other party.
Written admissions and denials of plaintiffs allegations in complaint and statement of facts and allegations of affirmative *defenses.
The pleading of a defendant in response to a plaintiff's complaint.
The response to the complaint. In a divorce action, the answer must be verified. (See Verified)
a written statement by the defendant in a case, wherein the plaintiffs’ claims are admitted or denied. a written statement by the defendant in a case, wherein the plaintiffs’ claims are admitted or denied.
the responsive pleading filed by a defendant to the allegations of a petition
A written response to a demand or a third party claim. A written submission filed by a respondent named in a Complaint which answers each allegation in the Complaint by admitting, denying or averring lack of sufficient knowledge to admit or deny the allegation.
In a civil case, the defendant's written response to the plaintiff's complaint. It must be filed within a specified period of time, and it either admits to or (more typically) denies the factual or legal basis for liability.
A legal paper filed in court, which responds to a complaint filed by the other side of a lawsuit. See " Response."
governed by Rules 7 and 8, this pleading contains admissions or denials of the allegations in plaintiff's complaint. A defendant also puts affirmative defenses in his/her answer.
a respondent's first response to a petition. It may contain a general denial, any legal or equitable defenses, and any counterclaim.
a paper filed in court and sent to the plaintiff by the defendant, admitting or denying the statements in the plaintiff's complaint, and briefly stating why the plaintiff's claims are incorrect and why the defendant is not responsible for the plaintiff's injury or loss
A defendant's written response to a plaintiff's initial court filing (called a complaint or petition). An answer normally denies some or all facts asserted by the complaint, and sometimes seeks to turn the tables on the plaintiff by making allegations or charges against the plaintiff (called counterclaims). Normally a defendant has 30 days in which to file an answer after being served with the plaintiff's complaint. In some courts, an answer is simply called a "response."
A statement made by the defendant in response to a complaint or action which has been brought against the defendant. It states why the defendant should not be held liable. (LE)
A written response to a Petition. However, an Answer is not the only acceptable written response to a Petition, other examples would be a Motion to dismiss or an objection.
A pleading by which a defendant resists or otherwise responds to the plaintiff's allegation of facts.
A written pleading filed by the responding party in a civil case addressing the facts alleged in the complaint.
A pleading or formal written statement setting out a defendant's case in response to a petition. An answer usually denies a plaintiff's allegations.