Definition for AC-COUNT'A-BLE

AC-COUNT'A-BLE, a.

  1. Liable to be called to account; answerable to a superior; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
  2. Subject to pay, or make good, in case of loss. A sherif is accountable, as bailif and receiver of goods. Accountable for, that may be explained. [Not elegant.]

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