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Synonyms for accountabilityəˌkaʊn təˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accountability, answerability, answerableness(noun)

    responsibility to someone or for some activity

    answerability, accountability, answerableness


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  2. accountability(noun)

    The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for.


  3. accountability(noun)

    The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property, documents, or funds. The person having this obligation may or may not have actual possession of the property, documents, or funds. Accountability is concerned primarily with records, while responsibility is concerned primarily with custody, care, and safekeeping. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms)


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. accountability

    Etymologically, duty is that which is owed or due; obligation, that to or by which one is bound; right, that which is correct, straight, or in the direct line of truth and goodness; responsibility, that for which one must answer. Duty and responsibility are thought of as to some person or persons; right is impersonal. One's duty may be to others or to himself; his obligations and responsibilities are to others. Duty arises from the nature of things; obligation and responsibility may be created by circumstances, as by one's own promise, or by the acceptance of a trust, etc. We speak of a parent's duty, a debtor's obligation; or of a child's duty of obedience, and a parent's responsibility for the child's welfare. Right is that which accords with the moral system of the universe. Righteousness is right incarnated in action. In a more limited sense, right may be used of what one may rightly claim, and so be the converse of duty. It is the creditor's right to demand payment, and the debtor's duty to pay. Compare BUSINESS.

    business, duty, function, obligation, office, responsibility, right, righteousness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accountability(n.)

    accountableness, responsibility, liability, obligation, bond of duty

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