accountableness

  • 21Duty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Duty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 duty duty what ought to be done moral obligation accountableness liability onus responsibility Sgm: N 1 bounden duty bounden duty imperative duty Sgm: N 1 call call …

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  • 22accountability — (n.) 1770, from ACCOUNTABLE (Cf. accountable) + ITY (Cf. ity). Earlier was accountableness (1660s) …

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  • 23accountability — n. Accountableness, responsibility, liability, obligation, bond of duty, the having to answer for, amenability …

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  • 24liability — n. 1. Responsibility, accountableness, accountability, bounden duty. 2. Exposedness …

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  • 25obligation — n. 1. Responsibility, accountableness, bond of duty. 2. Engagement, contract, agreement, stipulation, bond, covenant. 3. Debt of gratitude …

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  • 26responsibility — n. 1. Accountableness, accountability, responsibleness, liability, obligation, bounden duty. 2. Trust, duty …

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  • 27amenability — n 1. agreeableness, agreeability, reasonableness; compliancy, pliancy, flexibility, conformability, adaptability; yieldingness, acquiescence, sub missiveness, deference, obedience; docility, manageability, manageableness, governability,… …

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  • 28responsibility — n 1. answerability, answerableness, accountability, accountableness, liability, chargeabil ity, amenability. 2. duty, bounden duty, obligation, onus, burden; office, charge, care, custody, trust; jurisdiction, bailiwick, beat; part, role, bit,… …

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  • 29accountable — /əˈkaʊntəbəl / (say uh kowntuhbuhl) adjective 1. liable to be called to account; responsible (to a person, for an act, etc.): *Anyway, I m not accountable to you for what goes in my union. –john morrison, 1955. 2. that can be explained: an… …

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  • 30duty — [n1] responsibility, assignment burden, business, calling, charge, chore, commission, commitment, committal, contract, devoir, dues, engagement, function, hook*, job, load, millstone*, minding the store*, mission, must, need, obligation,… …

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  • 31liability — [n1] answerability, responsibility accountability, accountableness, amenability, amenableness, arrearage, blame, burden, compulsion, culpability, debt, duty, indebtedness, obligation, onus, owing, subjection, susceptibility; concept 645 Ant.… …

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  • 32obligation — [n] responsibility accountability, accountableness, agreement, bond, burden, business, call, cause, charge, chit*, commitment, committal, compulsion, conscience, constraint, contract, debit, debt, devoir, due bill, dues, duty, engagement, IOU*,… …

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  • 33accountable — [ə kount′ə bəl] adj. 1. obliged to account for one s acts; responsible 2. capable of being accounted for; explainable SYN. RESPONSIBLE accountability n. accountableness accountably adv …

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