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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.
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|Noun||1.||answerableness - responsibility to someone or for some activity|
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