◄ Answerable ►

1. (a.) Obliged to answer; liable to be called to account; liable to pay, indemnify, or make good; accountable; amenable; responsible; as, an agent is answerable to his principal; to be answerable for a debt, or for damages.

2. (a.) Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer.

3. (a.) Correspondent; conformable; hence, comparable.

4. (a.) Proportionate; commensurate; suitable; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.

5. (a.) Equal; equivalent; adequate.

Englishable alleged amenable answerable ascribable assignable attributable attributed chargeable charged construable credited definable derivable from derivational derivative describable due explainable explicable imputable imputed interpretable liable obligated obliged owing putative referable referred to renderable responsible responsible for to blame traceable translatable


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