answerableness


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an·swer·a·ble

 (ăn′sər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Subject to being called to answer; accountable: answerable for one's actions; answerable to one's supervisor. See Synonyms at responsible.
2. Capable of being answered or refuted: an answerable charge.
3. Archaic Suitable; appropriate.

an′swer·a·bil′i·ty, an′swer·a·ble·ness n.
an′swer·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.answerableness - responsibility to someone or for some activityanswerableness - responsibility to someone or for some activity
responsibleness, responsibility - a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility"