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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Morally or legally responsible to a higher authority; Qualified to be replied to.

Usage examples (35)
  • Parents are answerable for their child's acts
  • Besides, the Emperor thought, that this was the only title answerable to its high destination.
  • Either the Police Authorities are "answerable" with elected representatives (even nominees by local authorities), or they are stuffed with apparatchiks.
  • Post subject: How do I find out who my college is "answerable" t for more
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