Definition of accountable
accountablenessplay \-ˈkau̇n-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun
accountablyplay \-blē\ adverb
Examples of accountable in a Sentence
If anything goes wrong I will hold you personally accountable!
the owner was held accountable for his dog's biting of the child
Synonym Discussion of accountable
ACCOUNTABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of accountable for English Language Learners
: required to explain actions or decisions to someone
: required to be responsible for something
ACCOUNTABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of accountable for Students
1 : required to explain actions or decisions The mayor is accountable to the city's residents.
2 : responsible 1 You're accountable for your mistakes.
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