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accountable

ac·count·a·ble

accountable

 
pronunciation:
kaUn t bl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: responsible for providing a credible and respectable explanation or justification, esp. of one's own actions (usu. fol. by "for" or "to").
He may be only a teenager, but he is still accountable for his behavior.As a senator, she is accountable to her constituents.
synonyms:
amenable, answerable, responsible
antonyms:
unaccountable
similar words:
beholden, bound, liable, obligated
definition 2: having a possibly acceptable explanation; explicable.
synonyms:
explainable, explicable, interpretable
antonyms:
unaccountable
similar words:
comprehensible, intelligible, understandable
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derivation: accountability (n.)