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Definitions of responsible

  1. Responsibility. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2. Responsibly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. having an acceptable credit rating; "a responsible borrower" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. being the agent or cause; "determined who was the responsible party"; "termites were responsible for the damage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Liable to respond; likely to be called upon to answer; accountable; answerable; amenable; as, a guardian is responsible to the court for his conduct in the office. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Able to respond or answer for one's conduct and obligations; trustworthy, financially or otherwise; as, to have a responsible man for surety. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Involving responsibility; involving a degree of accountability on the part of the person concerned; as, a responsible office. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Involving trust, duty, or obligation; as, a responsible position; answerable; as, a guardian is responsible to the law; able to answer for one's conduct. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Liable to be called to account or render satisfaction: answerable: capable of discharging duty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Answerable; liable to account; able to discharge an obligation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Answerable; accountable; amenable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for responsible

  1. I am not even responsible for Mr. Achleitner. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  2. How much was he responsible for what has happened- how much his General Staff? – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
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