Onus synonyms

ō'nəs
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(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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The definition of blame is responsibility for something that has gone wrong, or is the act of assigning that responsibility to someone.
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A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
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The capacity of a vessel, or the weight of cargo that she will carry.
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Liability is defined as the state of being responsible for something or something that someone is responsible for.
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A burden; a weight to be carried.
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A binding, formal arrangement or an agreement to a liability to pay a specified amount or to do a certain thing for a person or group of persons. See also duty and liability.
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The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity.
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The definition of a stigma is something that takes away from one’s character or reputation.
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Task is something that has to be done.
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A measure of the heaviness of an object:
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Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.
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A compulsory payment, usually a percentage, levied on income, property value, sales price, etc. for the support of a government
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A moral defect; a character flaw.
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Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
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Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
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A source of worry or distress:
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(Informal) A cause of worry, annoyance, or trouble
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An eye with a very dark iris
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(Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
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The definition of a stain is a spot, a moral wrongdoing, or something used to add color.
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The definition of a taint is something that corrupts or makes something undesirable.
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The condition of being tarnished:
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(Archaic) A taint; disgrace
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Something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing
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The fact of having done wrong.
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(Slang) One that is very important or influential:
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Something in addition; excess; surplus
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Plural form of mark
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A particular point or detail
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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The definition of an encumbrance is a burden or hindrance, or a claim attached to a piece of property or other asset by a lender until the loan is paid in full.
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Find another word for onus. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for onus, like: help, blame, duty, burden, liability, load, obligation, responsibility, stigma, task and weight.