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"
Having accountability (individuals have accountability); answerable.
Requiring accountability (property or funds require accountability).
Liable to be called on to render an account;
Being answerable for.
Being liable for.
Capable of being accounted for; explicable; explainable.
Origin: * First attested around 1400.
liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct
capable of being accounted for; explicable
The numerical value of accountable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of accountable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He'll be held accountable for all his crimes.
I will ensure we will hold the right people accountable.
They have to be financially accountable, nOT THE RIGHT TIME YET.
It’s about holding the bad actors accountable and transparency.
It's a violation of law and they should be held accountable for it.
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Translations for accountable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- отговорен, подотчетенBulgarian
- ευεξήγητος, υπόλογοςGreek
- vastuullinen, vastuussa olevaFinnish
- responsable, expliquableFrench
- ferklearber, ferantwurdlikWestern Frisian
- דין וחשבוןHebrew
- verantwoordelijk, verklaarbaar, aansprakelijkDutch
- подотчётный, объясни́мый, отве́тственныйRussian
- Có trách nhiệmVietnamese
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