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Answerable

1. Obliged to answer; liable to be called to account; liable to pay, indemnify, or make good; accountable; amenable; responsible; as, an agent is answerable to his principal; to be answerable for a debt, or for damages. Will any man argue that . . . He can not be justly punished, but is answerable only to God? (Swift)

2. Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer. The argument, though subtle, is yet answerable. (Johnson)

3. Correspondent; conformable; hence, comparable. What wit and policy of man is answerable to their discreet and orderly course? (Holland) This revelation . . . Was answerable to that of the apostle to the Thessalonians. (Milton)

4. Proportionate; commensurate; suitable; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.

5. Equal; equivalent; adequate. Had the valor of his soldiers been answerable, he had reached that year, as was thought, the utmost bounds of Britain. (Milton)


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