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Regarding our links with the Russian government, Severstal is a private company with no government participation. We are answerable to our shareholders.
Alexei Mordashov

Meaning of "answerable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANSWERABLE

answerable  [ˈɑːnsərəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANSWERABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Answerable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANSWERABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of answerable in the English dictionary

The definition of answerable in the dictionary is responsible or accountable. Other definition of answerable is able to be answered.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANSWERABLE


admirable
ˈædmərəbəl
commensurable
kəˈmɛnsərəbəl
comparable
ˈkɒmpərəbəl
considerable
kənˈsɪdərəbəl
desirable
dɪˈzaɪərəbəl
durable
ˈdjʊərəbəl
exorable
ˈɛksərəbəl
honorable
ˈɒnərəbəl
honourable
ˈɒnərəbəl
inexorable
ɪnˈɛksərəbəl
lacerable
ˈlæsərəbəl
measurable
ˈmɛʒərəbəl
memorable
ˈmɛmərəbəl
miserable
ˈmɪzərəbəl
preferable
ˈprɛfərəbəl
recoverable
rɪˈkʌvərəbəl
unanswerable
ʌnˈɑːnsərəbəl
undesirable
ˌʌndɪˈzaɪərəbəl
vulnerable
ˈvʌlnərəbəl
wearable
ˈwɛərəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANSWERABLE

anserine
Ansermet
anserous
Anshan
ANSI
answer
answer back
answer for
answer machine
answer-back code
answerability
answerableness
answerably
answerer
answering machine
answering service
answerless
answerphone
answerphone message

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANSWERABLE

able
administrable
adorable
arable
deliverable
deplorable
impenetrable
incomparable
incurable
innumerable
inseparable
intolerable
operable
parable
pleasurable
separable
the Honourable
tolerable
transferable
unbearable
venerable

Synonyms and antonyms of answerable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ANSWERABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «answerable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of answerable

Translation of «answerable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANSWERABLE

Find out the translation of answerable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of answerable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «answerable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

交代
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

responsable
570 millions of speakers

English

answerable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जवाबदेह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مسؤولة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ответственности
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

responsável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দায়ী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

responsable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Boleh dipertanggungjawabkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beantwortbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

責任がある
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

답할
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jawabane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bảo lảnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெறுப்பேற்பதற்குரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्तरदायी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sorumlu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

responsabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odpowiada
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відповідальності
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

răspunde
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπόλογοι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verantwoordbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ansvarig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ansvarlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of answerable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSWERABLE»

The term «answerable» is regularly used and occupies the 76.638 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSWERABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about answerable

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10 QUOTES WITH «ANSWERABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word answerable.
1
Preston Brooks
But if I had committed a breach of privilege, it was the privilege of the Senate, and not of this House, which was violated. I was answerable there and not here.
2
Nadine Gordimer
The creative act is not pure. History evidences it. Sociology extracts it. The writer loses Eden, writes to be read and comes to realize that he is answerable.
3
Simon Hoggart
A married vicar is likely to regard his vocation as a job - a tough and ill-paid one, to be sure - but a priest is seen as a pillar of the community, answerable only to his parishioners and his God, rather than to a wife and children.
4
Shahid Kapoor
When I don't have a girlfriend, who I am answerable to, I can go out and hang with people. But whether you go for a movie with someone or a meal or a drive, it is assumed that you are dating that person.
5
Corita Kent
A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it.
6
Victor Kiam
Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.
7
Henry Laurens
I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct, and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States, when properly questioned.
8
Alexei Mordashov
Regarding our links with the Russian government, Severstal is a private company with no government participation. We are answerable to our shareholders.
9
John Henry Newman
We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
10
Robert Walpole
Admitting, however, for the sake of argument, that I am prime and sole minister in this country, am I, therefore, prime and sole minister of all Europe? Am I answerable for the conduct of other countries as well as for that of my own?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANSWERABLE»

Discover the use of answerable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to answerable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Answerable Style: Essays on Paradise Lost
By the use of both new and traditional techniques of critical analysis, Arnold Stein presents in this volume of six essays a fresh interpretation of Milton's epic.
Arnold Stein, 1953
2
Answerable Style: The Idea of the Literary in Medieval England
The essays in Answerable Style: The Idea of the Literary in Medieval England offer a collective rebuke to the assumption that any such aesthetic turn can succeed without careful attention to the history and criticism of “the medieval ...
Frank Grady, Andrew Galloway, 2013
3
Geoffrey Hartman: Criticism as Answerable Style
Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents the future of the profession', is a unique and major voice in twentieth-century criticism.
G. Douglas Atkins, Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies G Douglas Atkins, 2006
4
Answerable to none: Berrigan, Bronk, and the American real
Essays on contemporary American Literature.
Edward Halsey Foster, 1999
5
The Rural Cyclopedia: Or A General Dictionary of ...
It was said, in this case, if the fire had been occasioned by lightning, the carriers would not have been answerable; but as it was occasioned by the agency or carelessness of man, they were answerable. This risk of fire does not seem to be one ...
John Marius Wilson, 1847
6
Punishment, Communication, and Community
are, as citizens, bound by the laws and answerable to the community becomes a hollow one. Sufficiently persistent, systematic, and unrecognized or uncorrected failures to treat individuals or groups as members of the polity who share in its ...
R. A. Duff, 2003
7
Practice and Profile: Christian Formation for Vocation
last condition in deep reflection with PISA is the letter A—the condition of being answerable. In being answerable, we are required to explain or justify our actions . The student who is answerable in PISA chooses willingly to be a responsible, ...
Johan Hegeman, Margaret Edgell, Henk Jochemsen, 2011
8
Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, ...
It was said, in this case, if the fire had been occasioned by lightning, the carriers would not have been answerable ; but as it was occasioned by the agency or carelessness of man, they were answerable. This risk of fire does not seem to be  ...
Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, 1830
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A popular dictionary of arts, ...
It was said, in this case, if the fire had been occasioned by lightning, the carriers would not have been answerable ; but as it was occasioned by the agency or carelessness of man, they were answerable. This risk of fire does not seem to be  ...
Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake, 1851
10
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of ...
subtle, is yrt answerable. ». Obliged to give an iccount; obliged to answer any demand of justice; or stand the trial ot" an accusation. — Every chief of every kindred or fair.ily should be answerable, and bound to bring forth every one of that ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1816

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANSWERABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term answerable is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Why should our MPs enjoy twin IT exemptions when they are out of …
They may not be the co-owners of the country but they aren't answerable to anyone either. They are not appointed by the government of India; ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
2
Europe holds its breath for Grexit
... to further European aid with many simply seeing the result as an end to austerity and being answerable to the “demands” of EU creditors. «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
3
Editorial: Harrison's challenge of DPP a worthy move
... tested the extent of the authority of the DPP, who, under Section 94 of the Jamaica Constitution, is answerable to no other authority and has ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
4
Glenn Reynolds: Declaration should still wake the powerful up at night
Though the king is supposed to rule decently, it is the duty of everyone else to submit to the king, who is answerable only to God. The king ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
5
Op-Ed: Parliament, democracy and the failure of collective leadership
... matters and the enthusiasm with which the president is being shielded from being answerable to Parliament. Ironically, the more the speaker ... «Daily Maverick, Jul 15»
6
Thinking Something is Going to Happen ... then Nothing Does …
... to requirements, and deeply resent having to pretend, at least in public, that they are answerable to councillors, and not the other way round. «NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS, Jul 15»
7
Will NZ Government heed the UN Human Rights Council majority
... occupied Palestinian people is to deny Israel the impunity that shelters it and make the Zionist state answerable to its victims and to the world. «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
8
I Didn't Beat My Wife – Suswam
... force called the national guard, independent of the armed forces and the police which will be answerable to himself alone, both operationally ... «The Streetjournal, Jul 15»
9
Boko Haram: Jonathan Urges Nigerians To Pray For Buhari's …
... to create a secret force called the national guard, independent of the armed forces and the police which will be answerable to himself alone, ... «The Streetjournal, Jul 15»
10
No CBI probe in Vyapam scam : Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Earlier on Monday, the Congress demanded that the chief minister should resign over the Vyapam recruitment scam and be answerable to the ... «New Kerala, Jul 15»

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