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Accountable - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Accountable' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Accountable [ a.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'Accountable' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . accountable [ s]
Meaning (1):
- liable to account for one's actions
Example in sentence:
  • fully accountable for what they did;
  • governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves;
  • he was answerable to no one;
  • the court held the parents answerable for their minor child's acts of vandalism