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  • be answerable for — index avouch (guarantee), justify, pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow), undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

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  • Answerable — An swer*a*ble, a. 1. 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • answerable — an|swer|a|ble [ æns(ə)rəbl ] adjective 1. ) answerable to if you are answerable to someone, you have to explain to them the reasons for your actions or mistakes: The police force here is answerable only to the governor of the colony. 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • answerable — UK [ˈɑːns(ə)rəb(ə)l] / US [ˈæns(ə)rəb(ə)l] adjective 1) if you are answerable to someone, you have to explain to them the reasons for your actions or mistakes answerable to: The police force here is answerable only to the governor of the colony.… …   English dictionary

  • answerable — [[t]ɑ͟ːnsərəb(ə)l, æ̱n [/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ to n If you are answerable to someone, you have to report to them and explain your actions. Councils should be answerable to the people who elect them... All ministers, including the prime minister …   English dictionary

  • answerable — /ˈænsərəbəl/ (say ansuhruhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being answered. –phrase 2. answerable for, accountable for, responsible for: I am answerable for his safety. 3. answerable to, a. liable to be called to account to or asked to defend one s… …   Australian English dictionary

  • answerable — adj. answerable for; to (we are answerable to our superiors for our actions) * * * [ ɑːns(ə)rəb(ə)l] to (we are answerable to our superiors for our actions) answerable for …   Combinatory dictionary

  • answerable — adjective /ˈæn.sɛɹ.ʌ.bl/ 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 …   Wiktionary