[ uh-koun-tuh-buh l ]
/ əˈkaʊn tə bəl /
subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable.
capable of being explained; explicable; explainable.
Origin of accountable
Related formsac·count·a·ble·ness, nounac·count·a·bly, adverbnon·ac·count·a·ble, adjective
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At which, accountably to Lady Whyteleafe, Mrs. Freddy blushed and stumbled in this particular 'speech.'The Convert|Elizabeth Robins
British Dictionary definitions for accountably
/ (əˈkaʊntəbəl) /
responsible to someone or for some action; answerable
able to be explained
Derived Formsaccountability, nounaccountably, adverb
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