Ac*count"a*ble (#), a.

1.

Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.

2.

Capable of being accounted for; explicable.

[R.]

True religion . . . intelligible, rational, and accountable, -- not a burden but a privilege. B. Whichcote.

Syn. -- Amenable; responsible; liable; answerable.

 

© Webster 1913.

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