"Empowering Advanced Learners of English in Business and Academia - TOEFL / ESL / EFL"
Video example (click "CC" to view the text as it is spoken)
To take instructions from.
Context : Social Life
Semantic: listen to, report to
Usage of “answer to”
I answer to a higher authority. (Literally means answering to another boss. Figuratively means answering to God).
Examples of idiom “answer to” from Twitter