Accou'ntant. adj. [from account.] Accountable to; responsible for.
His offence is so, as it appears
Accountant to the law upon that pain. Shakesp. Meas. for Meas.
I love her too,
Not out of absolute lust (though, peradventure,
I stand accountant for as great a sin)
But partly led to diet my revenge. Shakespeare's Othello.