Complete Definition of "accountable"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ʌˈkaʊntəbl̩/
SAMPA|/V"[email protected]@l/

Adjective
accountable (compar: more accountable, superl: most accountable)

  1. Having accountability (individuals have accountability).
  2. Requiring accountability (property or funds require accountability).
  3. Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
  4. (Rare): Capable of being accounted for; explicable.

#:Quotations
#:*True religion . . . intelligible, rational, and accountable, -- not a burden but a privilege. - w:Benjamin Whichcote|Benjamin Whichcote

  1. (Documents): Items such as airline tickets, whose issue must be recorded by the issuing authority and matched up again after use.

Synonyms
amenable; responsible; liable; answerable

Translations
trans-top|Having accountability
Dutch: t+|nl|verantwoordelijk, t+|nl|aansprakelijk
Finnish: vastuussa oleva, vastuullinen
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Frisian: ferantwurdlik
German: t+|de|verantwortlich
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trans-top|Requiring accountability
Dutch: verklaarbaar
Finnish: vastuullinen
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Frisian: ferklearber
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trans-top|Liable to be called on to render an account
Greek: t|el|υπόλογος|sc=Grek
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trans-top|Capable of being accounted for; explicable
Finnish: selitettävä|selitettävissä oleva
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Greek: t|el|ευεξήγητος|sc=Grek
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trans-top|Items such as airline tickets, whose issue must be recorded by the issuing authority and matched up again after use
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ttbc|Catalan: responsable
ttbc|French: responsable
ttbc|Interlingua: responsabile
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ttbc|Italian: responsabile
ttbc|Portuguese: responsable
ttbc|Spanish: responsable

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