answer for

  1. furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
    I can't account for the missing money
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  • Under this arrangement, the men of each village were organized into ‘tithings ' and expected to answer for each other's good behaviour.
  • Could the answer for dental plaque be a transplant, not of teeth but of genetically engineered bacteria?
  • If the borsholder could not find such a number to answer for their innocence, the decennary was compelled by fine to make satisfaction to the king, according to the degree of the offence. [ The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part A. From the Britons of Early Times to King John
  • And my justice shall answer for me tomorrow before thee, when the time of the bargain shall come; and all that is not of divers colours, and spotted, and brown, as well among the sheep as among the goats, shall accurse me of theft. The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision
  • Anyway, I DO care if other cyclists run red lights because I have to answer for their asshattery every time I talk to a cager about riding a bike. The Indignity of Commuting by Bicycle: Riding in Circles
  • For, as he [a husband] is to answer for her [his wife's] misbehavior, the law thought it reasonable to intrust him with this power of restraining her, by domestic chastisement, in the same moderation that a man is allowed to correct his apprentices or children; for whom the master or parent is also liable in some cases to answer. 7 'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.
  • Time is relative - and Einstein has a lot to answer for.
  • Considering filly the infection of water to jet and the structure characteristic of oil wells be disused in shallow sea. Design linear shaped charge cutters of answer for the fact.
  • Even the timorous Lord Mayor, who was summoned that night before the Privy Council to answer for his conduct, came back contented; observing to all his friends that he had got off very well with a reprimand, and repeating with huge satisfaction his memorable defence before the Council, ‘that such was his temerity, he thought death would have been his portion.’ Barnaby Rudge
  • I believe that there are some moral situations that do not have a straightforward answer and I don't have a pat answer for this or any other moral issue.
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