Parents are responsible for their child's behaviour.
She has a responsible position in the firm.
Who is responsible for this mess?
He looks like a responsible guy.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
absolute, arbitrary, arrogant, authoritative, autocratic, coercive, commanding, compulsive, compulsory, controlling, despotic, dictatorial, dogmatic, domineering, exacting, haughty, imperative, imperious, irresponsible, lordly, overbearing, peremptory, positive, supreme, tyrannical, unconditional, unequivocal
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"
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
responsible, responsible for(p)adjective
being the agent or cause
"determined who was the responsible party"; "termites were responsible for the damage"
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
having an acceptable credit rating
"a responsible borrower"
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
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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
List of paraphrases for "responsible":
accountable, responsibility, liable, chargé, competent, loaded, perpetrators, liability, officials, makers, authors, guilty, responsable, granting, tasked, lead, accountability, leaders, responsibly, responsables, charged, mandated, head, responsibilities, origin, entrusted, official, answerable, managers, relevant, load
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How to use responsible in a sentence?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Translations for responsible
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- مسؤولة, مسئولة, مسؤول, مسئولArabic
- responsableCatalan, Valencian
- ansvarlig, ansvarsbevidst, pålidelig, ansvarsfuld, ansvarligeDanish
- verantwortungsvoll, verantwortlich, zuverlässig, vernünftigGerman
- responsable, de responsabilidadSpanish
- cùramach, an urra riScottish Gaelic
- tanggung jawabIndonesian
- betrouwbaar, verantwoordelijk, degelijk, responsabel, aansprakelijkDutch
- ответственный, ответственностьRussian
- pålitlig, ansvarsfull, ansvarstagande, förtroende, ansvarig, ansvarskännandeSwedish
- sorumluluk sahibiTurkish
- chịu trách nhiệmVietnamese
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