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accountable

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19 in 19 verses (in OT : 16 in 16 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

accountablea. 
  •  Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Capable of being accounted for; explicable.  [1913 Webster]
    "True religion . . . intelligible, rational, and accountable, -- not a burden but a privilege."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Amenable; responsible; liable; answerable.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

accountable, adj.
1 responsible; required to account for one's conduct (accountable for one's actions).
2 explicable, understandable.

Derivative
accountability n. accountably adv.

THESAURUS

accountable

Englishable, alleged, amenable, answerable, ascribable, assignable, attributable, attributed, chargeable, charged, construable, credited, definable, derivable from, derivational, derivative, describable, due, explainable, explicable, imputable, imputed, interpretable, liable, obligated, obliged, owing, putative, referable, referred to, renderable, responsible, responsible for, to blame, traceable, translatable

ROGET THESAURUS

accountable

Accounts

N accounts, accompts, commercial arithmetic, monetary arithmetic, statistics, money matters, finance, budget, bill, score, reckoning, account, books, account book, ledger, day book, cash book, pass book, journal, debtor and creditor account, cash account, running account, account current, balance, balance sheet, compte rendu, account settled, acquit, assets, expenditure, liabilities, outstanding accounts, profit and loss account, profit and loss statement, receipts, bookkeeping, accounting, double entry bookkeeping, reckoning, audit, accountant, auditor, actuary, bookkeeper, bean counter, financier, accounting party, chartered accountant, certified accountant, accounting firm, auditing firm, monetary, accountable, accounting.

Duty

N duty, what ought to be done, moral obligation, accountableness, liability, onus, responsibility, bounden duty, imperative duty, call, call of duty, accountability, allegiance, fealty, tie engagement, part, function, calling, morality, morals, decalogue, case of conscience, conscientiousness, conscience, inward monitor, still small voice within, sense of duty, tender conscience, superego, the hell within, dueness, propriety, fitness, seemliness, amenability, decorum, to prepon, the thing, the proper thing, the right thing to do, the proper thing to do, ethics, ethology, deontology, aretology, moral philosophy, ethical philosophy, casuistry, polity, observance, fulfillment, discharge, performance, acquittal, satisfaction, redemption, good behavior, obligatory, binding, imperative, peremptory, stringent, behooving, incumbent on, chargeable on, under obligation, obliged by, bound by, tied by, saddled with, due to, beholden to, bound to, indebted to, tied down, compromised, in duty bound, amenable, liable, accountable, responsible, answerable, right, meet, moral, ethical, casuistical, conscientious, ethological, with a safe conscience, as in duty, bound, on one's own responsibility, at one's own risk, suo periculo, in foro conscientiae, quamdiu se bene gesserit, dura lex sed lex, dulce et decorum est pro patria mori, honos habet onus, leve fit quod bene fertur onus, loyaute m'oblige, simple duty bath no place for fear, stern daughter of the voice of God, there is a higher law than the Constitution.


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