Synonyms for accountable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-koun-tuh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkaʊn tə bəl

Définition of accountable

Origin :
  • "answerable," literally "liable to be called to account," c.1400 (mid-14c. in Anglo-French); see account (v.) + -able. Related: Accountably.
  • adj responsible for having done
Example sentences :
  • But I am accountable to man, and that account I am willing to render.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Why should Marcolina, accountable to no one but herself, be concerned at his threats?
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • She is like a little child, not accountable for her actions.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • But I'm not accountable—not always, I tell you straight—not since I've been through that.
  • Extract from : « Hall-Marked and Others (From Six Short Plays) » by John Galsworthy
  • Of course, I was not accountable for my actions at that age.'
  • Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
  • One is not accountable for words uttered in moments of debility and hunger.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • Things are not issued to you; you are issued with them, and you alone are accountable.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916 » by Various
  • Might it not be himself, instead of the poor mother, who was accountable for the Pimpernel?
  • Extract from : « Janet of the Dunes » by Harriet T. Comstock
  • She won't do that, though, and I hold you accountable for anything else she does.
  • Extract from : « In Apple-Blossom Time » by Clara Louise Burnham
  • By a train of events for which she is not accountable the question has become of importance to you.
  • Extract from : « Tristram of Blent » by Anthony Hope

Antonyms for accountable

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019