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Definition of Responsible


  1. Liable to respond; likely to be called upon to answer; accountable; answerable; amenable; as, a guardian is responsible to the court for his conduct in the office.
  2. Able to respond or answer for one's conduct and obligations; trustworthy, financially or otherwise; as, to have a responsible man for surety.
  3. Involving responsibility; involving a degree of accountability on the part of the person concerned; as, a responsible office.
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Responsible Translations

responsible in Afrikaans is verantwoordelik, aanspreeklik
responsible in Danish is ansvarlig
responsible in Dutch is verantwoordelijk, aansprakelijk
responsible in French is responsable
responsible in Italian is responsabile
responsible in Spanish is responsable