HyperDic: accountable

English > 1 sense of the word accountable:
ADJECTIVEallaccountableliable to account for one's actions
accountable > pronunciation
Soundsahkaw'nahbahl; ahkaw'ntahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > accountable: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningliable to account for one's actions.
Examples
  • "governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves"
  • "fully accountable for what they did"
Broaderresponsibleworthy of or requiring responsibility or trust
Spanishresponsable
Catalanresponsable
Nounsaccountabilityresponsibility to someone or for some activity
Verbsaccountfurnish a justifying analysis or explanation

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