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Synonyms for responsible
rɪˈspɒn sə bəl

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  1. responsibleadjective

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  2. responsibleadjective

    Parents are responsible for their child's behaviour.

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  3. responsibleadjective

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  4. responsibleadjective

    She has a responsible position in the firm.

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  5. responsibleadjective

    Who is responsible for this mess?

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  6. responsibleadjective

    He looks like a responsible guy.

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. responsibleadjective

    worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable

    "a responsible adult"; "responsible journalism"; "a responsible position"; "the captain is responsible for the ship's safety"; "the cabinet is responsible to the parliament"

    Synonyms:
    creditworthy, responsible for(p)

    Antonyms:
    feckless, unreliable, devil-may-care, harum-scarum, irresponsible, carefree, trigger-happy, idle, unaccountable, loose, noncausative, freewheeling, slaphappy, untrusty, do-nothing(a), untrustworthy, noncausal, happy-go-lucky

  2. responsible, responsible for(p)adjective

    being the agent or cause

    "determined who was the responsible party"; "termites were responsible for the damage"

    Antonyms:
    unreliable, idle, do-nothing(a), devil-may-care, untrustworthy, untrusty, irresponsible, freewheeling, unaccountable, noncausative, harum-scarum, carefree, noncausal, slaphappy, happy-go-lucky, feckless, loose, trigger-happy

  3. creditworthy, responsibleadjective

    having an acceptable credit rating

    "a responsible borrower"

    Synonyms:
    creditworthy, responsible for(p)

    Antonyms:
    untrusty, unaccountable, feckless, untrustworthy, carefree, freewheeling, slaphappy, do-nothing(a), happy-go-lucky, loose, idle, irresponsible, noncausative, devil-may-care, harum-scarum, trigger-happy, unreliable, noncausal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. responsibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    answerable, liable, accountable, amenable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. responsibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    accountable, answerable, amenable

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible, unaccountable, independent

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How to use responsible in a sentence?

  1. Felix Delhomme:

    People are sending a message that we're all together, we want to be able to maintain our freedom of speech. We are mostly concerned about the backlash there might be against the Muslim community. They're not more responsible for what happened than I am.

  2. New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu:

    Tragedies that involve our men and women in uniform affect our entire city and touch every member of our law enforcement community, we are deeply saddened by this loss, and our hearts and prayers are with the officer's friends and family and with the entire HANO [Housing Authority of New Orleans] family during this very difficult time. NOPD and HANO will work very closely to identify and arrest those responsible for this heinous assault.

  3. Jeff Miller:

    VA's statistics regarding the number of veterans harmed by department delays in care are almost certainly wildly inaccurate and we may never know the actual number of veterans affected by gaps in the VA system that existed for years, accountability for the VA leaders responsible for misleading Congress and the public on this important matter is sorely needed.

  4. Jesse Sharkey:

    We are literally working to steer CPS to a more responsible path to reopen schools safely, and we are winning, we want to keep working remotely as we bargain an agreement to return to our classrooms safely.

  5. Jeremy Corbyn:

    Our Jewish friends are no more responsible for the actions of Israel or the Netanyahu government than our Muslim friends are for those of various self-styled Islamic states or organizations.

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