answerably

answerable

[an-ser-uh-buhl, ahn-]
adjective
1.
liable to be asked to give account; responsible: He is answerable to a committee for all his decisions.
2.
capable of being answered: a question answerable by mail.
3.
proportionate; correlative (usually followed by to ).
4.
corresponding; suitable (usually followed by to ): The amount is not answerable to my needs.

Origin:
1540–50; answer + -able

answerability, answerableness, noun
answerably, adverb
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answerable (ˈɑːnsərəbəl)
 
adj
1.  (postpositive; foll by for or to) responsible or accountable: answerable for someone's safety; answerable to one's boss
2.  able to be answered
 
answera'bility
 
n
 
'answerableness
 
n
 
'answerably
 
adv

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