Answerableness
Answerableness An"swer*a*ble*ness, n. The quality of being answerable, liable, responsible, or correspondent. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • answerableness — See answerability. * * * …   Universalium

  • answerableness — noun The state or quality of being answerable …   Wiktionary

  • answerableness — n. responsibleness, liability, accountability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • answerableness — noun responsibility to someone or for some activity • Syn: ↑accountability, ↑answerability • Derivationally related forms: ↑answerable, ↑answerable (for: ↑answerability), ↑accountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • accountability — noun responsibility to someone or for some activity • Syn: ↑answerability, ↑answerableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑answerable (for: ↑answerableness), ↑answerable (f …   Useful english dictionary

  • answerability — noun responsibility to someone or for some activity • Syn: ↑accountability, ↑answerableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑answerable (for: ↑answerableness), ↑answerable, ↑accountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Accountability — Ac*count a*bil i*ty, n. The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; the obligation to bear the consequences for failure to perform as expected; accountableness. The awful idea of accountability. R. Hall. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amenableness — A*me na*ble*ness, n. The quality or state of being amenable; liability to answer charges; answerableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • answerable — answerability, answerableness, n. answerably, adv. /an seuhr euh beuhl, ahn /, adj. 1. liable to be asked to give account; responsible: He is answerable to a committee for all his decisions. 2. capable of being answered: a question answerable by… …   Universalium

  • incumbency — Synonyms and related words: accountability, accountableness, advowson, amenability, answerability, answerableness, appointment, bale, benefice, berth, billet, burden, burdening, burthen, care of souls, cargo, charge, charging, cumber, cumbrance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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