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Answerable

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: No
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: No
Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Answerable

'ANSWERABLE, adjective

1. That may be answered; that to which a reply may be made, usually implying that the answer may be satisfactory; as, an answerable argument.

2. Obliged to give an account, or liable to be called to account; amenable; responsible; as, an agent is answerable to his principal.

3. Obliged or liable to pay, indemnify or make good; as, to be answerable for a debt or for damages.

4. Correspondent; agreeing with; in conformity with; as, the features expressed in a picture are answerable to the original.

5. Suitable; suited; proportionate; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.

6. Equal; correspondent; proportionate; as, the success is answerable to my desires.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Answerableness

ANSWERABLENESS, noun The quality of being answerable, liable, responsible, or correspondent.