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Another word for responsible

  1. Legally obligated

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  2. Capable of being depended upon

      1. Meriting trust; trustworthy.
      2. A prison inmate granted certain privileges and benefits or accorded certain duties by virtue of having been recognized as trustworthy.
      3. A trusted person.
      1. Warranting trust; reliable.
      1. Vibrations transmitted through an elastic solid or a liquid or gas, with frequencies in the approximate range of 20 to 20,000 hertz, capable of being detected by human organs of hearing.
      2. Transmitted vibrations of any frequency.
      3. The sensation stimulated in the organs of hearing by such vibrations in the air or other medium.
      1. Of definite shape and volume; not liquid or gaseous:
      2. Of or relating to three-dimensional geometric figures or bodies.
      3. Firm or compact in substance:
      1. Capable of being relied on; dependable:
      2. Yielding the same or compatible results in different clinical experiments or statistical trials.
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Another word for responsible

  1. Charged with responsibility

  2. Capable of assuming responsibility

Synonym Study

  • Accountable implies liability for which one may be called to account you will be held accountable for anything you may say
  • Answerable implies a legal or moral obligation for which one must answer to someone sitting in judgment not answerable for the crimes of one's parents
  • Responsible applies to one who has been delegated some duty or responsibility by one in authority and who is subject to penalty in case of default who is responsible for filing the reports?