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accountable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of accountable

  1. being the one who must meet an obligation or suffer the consequences for failing to do so <the owner was held accountable for his dog's biting of the child> Synonyms responsible, amenable, answerable, liableRelated Words beholden, indebted, obligated, obligedNear Antonyms exempt, immuneAntonyms irresponsible, nonaccountable, unaccountable





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