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Synonyms for responsible
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. responsible(adj)

    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)(adj)

    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, responsible(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. responsible(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  2. responsible(adjective)

    Parents are responsible for their child's behaviour.

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  3. responsible(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  4. responsible(adjective)

    She has a responsible position in the firm.

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  5. responsible(adjective)

    Who is responsible for this mess?

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

  6. responsible(adjective)

    He looks like a responsible guy.

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. responsible(a.)

    Synonyms:
    answerable, liable, accountable, amenable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. responsible(a)

    Synonyms:
    accountable, answerable, amenable

    Antonyms:
    irresponsible, unaccountable, independent

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How to use responsible in a sentence?

  1. Harjit Sajjan:

    It's about seeing what the gaps are, what do the Iraqis need now and what do they need for the future ? Frankly, we have the capability to do more, but we wanted to be responsible and take politics out of the equation.

  2. Rhys Morgan:

    There is rarely a' eureka' moment, as such, engineering feats which are currently out of reach require time for the pieces to fit together and the minds responsible for developing the ideas to work through all the wrong avenues before achieving what is currently impossible.

  3. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    I give the governor credit, he took responsibility for what happened and he’s talked about being held responsible for it.

  4. Patrick Eddington:

    If the president simply tweeted out an image from classified briefing that utilizes our most advanced overhead collection capabilities, it is no doubt welcome news to our adversaries, while he has the authority to declassify any federal document, Twitter is not a legitimate or responsible way to do so.

  5. Louis-Ferdinand Céline:

    There's a point of poverty at which the spirit isn't with the body all the time. It finds the body really too unbearable. So it's almost as if you were talking to the soul itself. And a soul's not properly responsible.


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