Meaning of こたえる in Japanese

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Definition of こたえる

  1. (v1, vi) to respond; to live up to; to reward
  2. to take its toll; to strike home; to have an effect on; to be hard on someone (e.g. heat, cold, work, illness, etc.); to be a strain

    It is beginning to tell on him.

  1. (v1, vi, vt) to bear; to stand; to endure; to put up with

    I can not stand that noise.

  2. (v1, vi) to support; to withstand; to resist; to brave

    Does this house withstand earthquakes?

  3. to be fit for; to be equal to
  1. (v1, vi) to answer; to reply

    "No, I don't," said Mr Jordan.

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