Obliged to answer or be called to account (to somebody); accountable, responsible. (adjective)
Correspondent, in accordance; comparable (to). (adjective)
Proportionate; commensurate in amount; suitable. (adjective)
Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer. (adjective)
Examples of word answerable
Lowth's translation, "He was made answerable," is hardly admitted by the Hebrew. opened not ... mouth -- Jer 11: 19; and David in Ps 38: 13, 14; 39: 9, prefiguring Messiah (Mt 26: 63; 27: 12, 14; 1Pe 2: 23).
Besides, the Emperor thought, that this was the only title answerable to its high destination.
Either the Police Authorities are "answerable" with elected representatives (even nominees by local authorities), or they are stuffed with apparatchiks.
Being 'answerable' to the culture meant, in this context, something like 'giving permission' – as we'd now say – to the artist to raise issues, to give room for voices that might otherwise be suppressed.
On the one hand, Christians are 'answerable' to the ambient culture in the sense that they are there not to dictate but to serve; the Church is not a body that arbitrarily sets the agenda for society at large, but seeks to discern what needs it must meet.