accountable adj.

VERBS be | become | make sb | hold sb The directors are held accountable by the shareholders.

ADV. fully, properly | directly Senior managers are directly accountable to the Board of Directors. | publicly Local authorities should be publicly accountable to the communities they serve. | democratically a democratically accountable parliament | financially, politically

PREP. for In the end, we are all accountable for our actions. | to Politicians are accountable to Parliament.