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Capable of being accounted for; explainable
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  1. Capable of being accounted for; explainable
  2. Capable of being explained:
  3. Obliged to account for one's acts; responsible
Capable of being answered or refuted:
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  1. Capable of being answered or refuted:
  2. (Archaic) Suitable; appropriate.
  3. Subject to being called to answer; accountable:
Subject to the possibility of; likely (to do, have, get, etc. something unpleasant or unwanted)
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  1. Subject to the possibility of; likely (to do, have, get, etc. something unpleasant or unwanted)
  2. Subject to undergoing or suffering something, especially something unpleasant. Used with to :
  3. Likely or prone to have, suffer from, etc.; exposed to or subject to
Willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority:
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  1. Willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority:
  2. Capable of being tested, adjudged, or brought to judgment.
  3. Legally answerable; required to respond; responsible; subject to.
Contingent or dependent:
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  1. Contingent or dependent:
  2. Likely to incur or receive; exposed:
  3. Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of another or others:
(With infinitive) Obliged (to).
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  1. (With infinitive) Obliged (to).
  2. Determined; resolved:
  3. (Linguistics) Being a form, especially a morpheme, that cannot stand as an independent word, such as a prefix or suffix.
Forced and unnatural
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  1. Forced and unnatural
  2. Compelled; forced; obliged
(Sports) That resulted in a tie.
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  1. (Sports) That resulted in a tie.
  2. Connected.
Covered or guaranteed by a surety bond or a fidelity bond:
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  1. Covered or guaranteed by a surety bond or a fidelity bond:
  2. Obligated by a debt to serve without wages:
  3. Acting under, placed under, protected by, or secured by a bond. For example, a bonded contractor. Acting under, placed under, protected by, or secured by a bond. For example, a bonded contractor.
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  1. Deserving of censure; blameworthy.
  2. Deserving, or liable to, censure; blameworthy
Suitable to be charged, as to an account:
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  1. Suitable to be charged, as to an account:
  2. Liable to be accused or indicted.
  3. That may become a public charge
Deserving of blame or censure; blameworthy:
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  1. Deserving of blame or censure; blameworthy:
Alternative spelling of at fault.
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  1. Alternative spelling of at fault.
Responsible for a reprehensible act; culpable.
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  1. Responsible for a reprehensible act; culpable.
  2. Having one's guilt proved; legally judged an offender
  3. (--- Law) Found to have violated a criminal law by a jury or judge.
  1. Incurred; acquired.
  2. Made smaller by contraction.
  3. (Not comparable) Arranged by contract; established by agreement.
Partly embedded in, built into, or attached to another part, as columns on a wall.
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  1. Partly embedded in, built into, or attached to another part, as columns on a wall.
  2. Pledged to marry; betrothed:
  3. Not at leisure; occupied; employed; busy
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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  1. Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
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  1. That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
  2. Reliable or trustworthy.
  3. Meriting trust; trustworthy.
Capable of being relied on; dependable:
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  1. Capable of being relied on; dependable:
  2. (Signal processing, of a communication protocol) Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
  3. Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy
Permitting an action to be performed:
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  1. Permitting an action to be performed:
  2. Having the ability required for a specific task or accomplishment; qualified:
  3. Having capacity or ability; efficient and able:
Causing less waste or requiring less effort than comparable devices or methods. Used in combination:
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  1. Causing less waste or requiring less effort than comparable devices or methods. Used in combination:
  2. Acting directly to produce an effect:
  3. Producing a desired effect, product, etc. with a minimum of effort, expense, or waste; working well
Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
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  1. Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
  2. Faithful to those persons, ideals, etc. that one is under obligation to defend, support, or be true to
  3. Faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty.
Accurate; reliable; exact
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  1. Accurate; reliable; exact
  2. Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
  3. Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
Having a proper sense of duty; obedient
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  1. Having a proper sense of duty; obedient
  2. Pertaining to one's duty; demonstrative of one's sense of duty.
  3. Accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint.
Trustworthy.
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  1. Trustworthy.
  2. That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
  3. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
Thorough and assiduous:
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  1. Thorough and assiduous:
  2. Guided by or in accordance with the dictates of conscience; principled:
  3. Governed by, or made or done according to, what one knows is right; scrupulous; honest
Tested; proved
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  1. Tested; proved
  2. Thoroughly tested and proved to be good or trustworthy.
  3. Made to undergo trials or distress. Often used in combination:
Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment.
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  1. Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment.
Having much power of mind; skilled; talented
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  1. Having much power of mind; skilled; talented
  2. Having enough power, skill, etc. to do something
  3. (Usage Problem) Susceptible to action or treatment:
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  1. Having sufficient skill, knowledge, ability, or qualifications.
  2. Properly or sufficiently qualified; capable:
  3. Well qualified; capable; fit
Limited; modified
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  1. Limited; modified
  2. Restricted or limited by conditions.
  3. Having the necessary or desirable qualities; fit; competent
Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
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  1. Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
  2. Existing in fact; actual:
  3. Producing a definite or desired result; efficient
Standing, pointing, or directed straight up; in a vertical or perpendicular position; erect
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  1. Standing, pointing, or directed straight up; in a vertical or perpendicular position; erect
  2. Honest and just; honorable
  3. Designed with the pedals below the seat to allow an erect posture rather than a reclining one:
Without affectation; plain:
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  1. Without affectation; plain:
  2. Being what it seems; genuine; pure
  3. Equitable; fair:
Not moved or shaken easily; fixed; stable
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  1. Not moved or shaken easily; fixed; stable
  2. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
  3. Unfluctuating; steady:
Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
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  1. Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
  2. Firm, fixed, settled, or established
  3. Not changing, fickle, or wavering; constant
Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
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  1. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
  2. Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform:
  3. Not easily agitated, excited, or upset; calm and controlled
Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
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  1. Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
  2. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
  3. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
Having or exercising the ability to reason.
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  1. Having or exercising the ability to reason.
  2. Consistent with or based on reason or good judgment; logical or sensible:
  3. Able to reason; reasoning; in possession of one's reason or sanity
(Geology) Having reached maximum development of form. Used of streams and landforms.
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  1. (Geology) Having reached maximum development of form. Used of streams and landforms.
  2. Worked out fully by the mind; considered:
  3. Fully or highly developed, perfected, worked out, considered, etc.
Capable of being accounted for; explainable
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  1. Capable of being accounted for; explainable
  2. Expected or required to account for one's actions; answerable.
  3. Capable of being explained:
Responsible or answerable
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  1. Responsible or answerable
  2. Willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority:
  3. Legally answerable; required to respond; responsible; subject to.
Capable of being answered or refuted:
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  1. Capable of being answered or refuted:
  2. (Archaic) Suitable; appropriate.
  3. Subject to being called to answer; accountable:
Subject to undergoing or suffering something, especially something unpleasant. Used with to :
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  1. Subject to undergoing or suffering something, especially something unpleasant. Used with to :
  2. Legally obligated or responsible:
  3. Likely or prone to have, suffer from, etc.; exposed to or subject to
Trustworthy.
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  1. Trustworthy.
  2. That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
  3. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
Capable of being relied on; dependable:
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  1. Capable of being relied on; dependable:
  2. (Signal processing, of a communication protocol) Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
  3. Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy
Substantial; hearty:
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  1. Substantial; hearty:
  2. Substantial, sound, and reliable
  3. Sound; reliable:
Secure or stable:
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  1. Secure or stable:
  2. A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
  3. Based on valid reasoning; having no logical flaws:
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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  1. Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
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  1. That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
  2. Meriting trust; trustworthy.
  3. Reliable or trustworthy.

Synonym Study

  • Accountable implies liability for which one may be called to account you will be held accountable for anything you may say
  • Answerable implies a legal or moral obligation for which one must answer to someone sitting in judgment not answerable for the crimes of one's parents
  • Responsible applies to one who has been delegated some duty or responsibility by one in authority and who is subject to penalty in case of default who is responsible for filing the reports?
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