Another word for responsible
Charged with responsibility
accountable, answerable, liable, amenable, subject, bound, incumbent on, devolving on, under obligation, constrained, tied, fettered, bonded, censurable, chargeable, culpable, to blame, at fault, guilty, obligated, obliged, compelled, contracted, held, pledged, sworn to, under contract, engaged; see also bound 2.
Capable of assuming responsibility
trustworthy, trusty, reliable, capable, efficient, loyal, faithful, dutiful, dependable, conscientious, tried, self-reliant, able, competent, qualified, effective, upright, honest, firm, steadfast, steady, stable, rational, mature.
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?; 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; accountable implies liability for which one may be called to account you will be held accountable for anything you may say