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Definition of Answerable


  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.
  2. Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer.
  3. Correspondent; conformable; hence, comparable.
  4. Proportionate; commensurate; suitable; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.
  5. Equal; equivalent; adequate.
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Answerable Translations

answerable in German is verantwortlich, beantwortbar
answerable in Latin is reus
answerable in Swedish is ansvarig