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Definition of Accountable

Accountable

  1. Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
  2. Capable of being accounted for; explicable.

Accountable Quotations

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan

I want the Israeli government to be made accountable for its behaviour to the Palestinians, and I want the people of the U.S. to cease acting as if they don't understand what is going on.
Alice Walker

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Denis Waitley

I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
Benjamin Disraeli
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Accountable Translations

accountable in French is responsable
accountable in Italian is responsabile

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