answer (v.)
fulfil, meet, satisfy
Cym V.v.451[Soothsayer to Cymbeline, of Innogen] Answering the letter of the oracle
MA II.i.334[Leonato to Claudio, of a week until the marriage] a time too brief ... to have all things answer my mind
Tem I.ii.367[Prospero to Caliban] be quick ... / To answer other business
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