Definitions for accountableəˈkaʊn tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. accountable(adj)

    liable to account for one's actions

    "governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves"; "fully accountable for what they did"; "the court held the parents answerable for their minor child's acts of vandalism"; "he was answerable to no one"

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  1. accountable(Adjective)

    Having accountability (individuals have accountability); answerable.

  2. accountable(Adjective)

    Requiring accountability (property or funds require accountability).

  3. accountable(Adjective)

    Liable to be called on to render an account;

  4. accountable(Adjective)

    Being answerable for.

  5. accountable(Adjective)

    Being liable for.

  6. accountable(Adjective)

    Capable of being accounted for; explicable; explainable.

  7. Origin: * First attested around 1400.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Accountable(adj)

    liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct

  2. Accountable(adj)

    capable of being accounted for; explicable


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