accountably

accountable

[uh-koun-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable.
2.
capable of being explained; explicable; explainable.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see account, -able

accountableness, noun
accountably, adverb
nonaccountable, adjective
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accountable (əˈkaʊntəbəl)
 
adj
1.  responsible to someone or for some action; answerable
2.  able to be explained
 
accounta'bility
 
n
 
ac'countably
 
adv

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accountable
"liable to be called to account," 1580s, from account + -able. Related: Accountability (1794).
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