Responsable vs. Responsible

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  • Responsable (adjective)

    misspelling of responsible

  • Responsible (adjective)

    Answerable for an act performed or for its consequences; accountable; amenable, especially legally or politically.

    “Parents are responsible for their child’s behaviour.”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    Capable of responding to any reasonable claim; able to answer reasonably for one’s conduct and obligations; capable of rational conduct.

  • Responsible (adjective)

    Involving responsibility; involving a degree of personal accountability on the part of the person concerned.

    “She has a responsible position in the firm.”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    Being a primary cause or agent of some event or action; capable of being credited for something, or of being held liable for something.

    “Who is responsible for this mess?”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    Able to be trusted; reliable; trustworthy.

    “He looks like a responsible guy.”

  • Responsible (noun)

    The individual who bears the responsibility for something.

  • Responsible (adjective)

    having an obligation to do something, or having control over or care for someone, as part of one’s job or role

    “the cabinet minister responsible for Education”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    having to report to (a superior) and be answerable to them for one’s actions

    “the Prime Minister and cabinet are responsible to Parliament”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    being the primary cause of something and so able to be blamed or credited for it

    “Gooch was responsible for 198 of his side’s 542 runs”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    morally accountable for one’s behaviour

    “the progressive emergence of the child as a responsible being”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    (of a job or position) involving important duties, independent decision-making, or control over others

    “she had risen rapidly to a high and responsible position in the civil service”

  • Responsible (adjective)

    capable of being trusted

    “a responsible adult”

Oxford Dictionary

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