answer (v.) 3
satisfy, discharge, requite
1H6 V.v.72 [Suffolk to all, of Margaret] Her valiant courage ... / Will answer our hope in issue of a king
AYL II.vii.100 [Orlando to all] He dies that touches any of this fruit / Till I and my affairs are answered
Cym I.v.160 [Posthumus to Iachimo] you shall answer me with your sword
MW I.i.108 [Shallow to Falstaff, of the latter's misdoings] This shall be answered
R2 I.i.80 [Mowbray to Bolingbroke] I'll answer thee in any fair degree
R2 V.ii.83 [Aumerle to Duchess of York] It is no more / Than my poor life must answer [Duchess of York] Thy life answer?
Sonn 126.11 [of Nature] Her audit ... answered must be, / And her quietus is to render thee
Tem I.ii.190 [Ariel to Prospero] I come / To answer thy best pleasure
TN III.iii.29 [Antonio to Sebastian] were I ta'en here, it would scarce be answered