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 […]
- Accounting file
accounting file operating system A file which holds records of the resources used by individual jobs. These records are used to regulate, and calculate charges for, resources. An entry is opened in the accounting file as each job begins. (1996-12-08)