accountableness

  • 1 accountableness — index charge (responsibility), commitment (responsibility), liability, responsibility (accountability) Burton s …

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  • 2 accountableness — noun see accountable …

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  • 3 accountableness — See accountability. * * * …

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  • 4 accountableness — noun The quality or state of being accountable; accountability. See Also: account …

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  • 5 accountableness — n. quality of being accountable, responsibility, liability …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 accountableness — n. See accountability …

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  • 7 accountableness — accountˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑account …

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  • 8 accountable — accountableness, n. accountably, adv. /euh kown teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable. 2. capable of being explained; explicable; explainable. [1375 1425; late ME; see… …

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  • 9 accountability — noun a) The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for. b) The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping… …

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  • 10 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

  • 11 accountable — adjective Date: 14th century 1. subject to giving an account ; answerable < held her accountable for the damage > 2. capable of being accounted for ; explainable Synonyms: see responsible • accountableness …

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  • 12 charge — 1 n 1 a: something required: obligation b: personal management or supervision put the child in his charge c: a person or thing placed under the care of another 2: an authoritative instr …

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  • 13 commitment — n 1: an act of committing: as a: placement in or assignment to a prison or mental hospital petition for commitment compare incompetent, interdiction ◇ Commitment to a mental health facility is called …

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  • 14 liability — li·a·bil·i·ty /ˌlī ə bi lə tē/ n pl ties 1: the quality or state of being liable 2: something for which one is liable: as a: a financial obligation: debt tax liability the bonds …

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  • 15 accountably — adverb In an accountable manner. See Also: account, accountability, accountableness …

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  • 16 responsibility — I (accountability) noun accountableness, amenability, answerability, bounden duty, boundness, burden, chargeability, commitment, compulsion, culpability, duty, encumbrance, engagement, imperative duty, liability, obligation, obligatoriness,… …

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  • 17 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,… …

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  • 18 liability — Synonyms and related words: a thing for, accountability, accountableness, accounts payable, accounts receivable, affinity, amenability, amount due, answerability, answerableness, aptitude, aptness, arrearage, arrears, bad debts, barrier, bent,… …

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  • 19 responsibility — Synonyms and related words: accountability, accountableness, accounting for, action, agency, agentship, amenability, answerability, answerableness, application, arrogation, ascription, assignation, assignment, attachment, attribution, auspices,… …

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  • 20 liability — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Responsibility Nouns 1. liability, liableness, responsibility, possibility, probability, contingency, susceptibility; duty; liabilities, debts (see debt); drawback (see hindrance). See tendency. 2.… …

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