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Definition of Liable


  1. Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable; as, the surety is liable for the debt of his principal.
  2. Exposed to a certain contingency or casualty, more or less probable; -- with to and an infinitive or noun; as, liable to slip; liable to accident.
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Liable Translations

liable in German is verantwortlich, verpflichtet, verantwortlich
liable in Italian is responsabile, responsabile, obbligato
liable in Spanish is obligado
liable in Swedish is ansvarig