Synonyms for responsible
rɪˈspɒn sə bəlre·spon·si·ble
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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote
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 Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes
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
Princeton's WordNet4.3 / 3 votes
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
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote
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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The electric grid is something the government is responsible for much the same way they are responsible for our safety and security, if you look at what Governor Newsom is responsible for — what he actually is in charge of — he has brought absolutely nothing but failure to his state.
None of us are responsible for all the things that happen to us, but we are responsible for the way we act when they do happen.
I am responsible for my life, my happiness, and my joy. I am responsible for my faults, which will destroy.
The Negro says, 'Now.' Others say, 'Never.' The voice of responsible Americans ... says, 'Together.' There is no other way.
But God gives you methods to be responsible, some think that, excuse me if I use that word, that in order to be good Catholics we have to be like rabbits. No. Responsible parenthood.
Translations for responsible
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- مسئولة, مسؤول, مسؤولة, مسئولArabic
- responsableCatalan, Valencian
- ansvarlig, ansvarsbevidst, ansvarsfuld, pålidelig, ansvarligeDanish
- verantwortungsvoll, verantwortlich, zuverlässig, vernünftigGerman
- de responsabilidad, responsableSpanish
- an urra ri, cùramachScottish Gaelic
- tanggung jawabIndonesian
- 책임이 있는Korean
- responsabel, verantwoordelijk, degelijk, aansprakelijk, betrouwbaarDutch
- ответственный, ответственностьRussian
- pålitlig, ansvarskännande, ansvarig, förtroende, ansvarstagande, ansvarsfullSwedish
- sorumluluk sahibiTurkish
- chịu trách nhiệmVietnamese
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