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How to Pronounce liable?

Correct pronunciation for the word "liable" is [lˈa͡ɪəbə͡l], [lˈa‍ɪəbə‍l], [l_ˈaɪ_ə_b_əl].

"Liable" in context

Liability is an important legal concept that applies in a wide variety of circumstances. Generally speaking, liability is a legal responsibility that a party has to another, resulting from either an obligation created by law or an agreement between the parties. Liability may arise from a number of sources such as contracts, torts, or criminal activity. It can even arise from an unknown source.

When it comes to civil liability, there is typically a culpable party who is responsible for damages caused to another. Culpability may come from a variety of sources, such as negligence or breach of contract.

What are similar-sounding words for liable?

Usage over time for liable:

This graph shows how "liable" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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