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re·spon·si·ble

responsible

 
 
pronunciation:
rih span sih bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: expected to take care of particular duties and jobs.
He is responsible for keeping track of our money.
synonyms:
charged
similar words:
liable
definition 2: being the cause of something.
I am responsible for the accident.
similar words:
at fault, guilty
definition 3: able to make the right decisions.
She is very responsible and can be trusted.
synonyms:
rational, sane, sensible
similar words:
competent, conscientious, moral, reasonable, scrupulous, sound
derivation: responsibly (adv.)
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