Capable of being explained or accounted for
"You'll be held accountable if anything bad happens," he reminded him.
Another held him accountable, with remorse causing him to take his own life.
He is thus received into the religion of Zoroaster, and is henceforth considered morally accountable for his acts.
A wife may hold property and make contracts as if she were single, and neither husband nor wife is accountable for the acts of the other.