|Answer: An answer is a statement made in response to an antecedent question. It is partly determined by that question, in that either the same objects or the same attributed properties are mentioned in both question and answer. See also commands, questions, speech act theory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.