subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable.
capable of being explained; explicable; explainable.
At which, accountably to Lady Whyteleafe, Mrs. Freddy blushed and stumbled in this particular ‘speech.’
The Convert Elizabeth Robins
responsible to someone or for some action; answerable
able to be explained
“answerable,” literally “liable to be called to account,” c.1400 (mid-14c. in Anglo-French); see account (v.) + -able. Related: Accountably.
the art or practice of an . Historical Examples I forget what this successful brother had succeeded in—some genteel profession like accountancy or attorney. Aliens William McFee Write for free book, “accountancy, the Profession that Pays.” Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930 Various Various methods of presenting accountancy have been suggested. College Teaching Paul Klapper […]
a person whose profession is inspecting and auditing personal or commercial . Contemporary Examples Mint: Who needs an accountant when this handy app will organize all your bills, bank accounts and even send you budget alerts? Must-Have Apps: What To Download On Your New Device Nina Strochlic December 24, 2012 Not for me, mind you—we […]
the theory and system of setting up, maintaining, and auditing the books of a firm; art of analyzing the financial position and operating results of a business house from a study of its sales, purchases, overhead, etc. (distinguished from ). a detailed report of the financial state or transactions of a person or entity: an […]
an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. a statement of reasons, causes, etc., explaining some event. reason; basis: On this account I’m refusing your offer. importance; worth; value; consequence: things of no […]