Answerable ( adjective , verb )

(As an adjective)

Answerable ( adjective )

  1. Able to give a satisfactory reply or account for something.
  2. Accountable or responsible for something.
  3. Liable to be called to account for one's actions or decisions.

Origin:

From the old english andswarian, meaning "to give a reply" or "to be responsible".

Examples:

  1. He was answerable for the company's financial performance.
  2. She was answerable to the board of directors for her actions.
  3. The committee is answerable for its report on the accident.
  4. The company is answerable for the safety of its employees.
  5. The government is answerable to the people for its actions.

(As a verb)

Answerable ( verb )

  1. Able to give a satisfactory reply or account for something.
  2. Accountable or responsible for something.
  3. Liable to be called to account for one's actions or decisions.

Origin:

From the old english andswarian, meaning "to give a reply" or "to be responsible".

Examples:

  1. He was answerable for the company's financial performance.
  2. She was answerable to the board of directors for her actions.
  3. The committee is answerable for its report on the accident.
  4. The company is answerable for the safety of its employees.
  5. The government is answerable to the people for its actions.
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