Pronunciation of Responsible
/ɹɪspˈɒnsəbə͡l/, /ɹɪspˈɒnsəbəl/, /ɹ_ɪ_s_p_ˈɒ_n_s_ə_b_əl/
Synonyms for responsible:
Other synonyms and related words:
calculable, sure, trustable, onerous, chargeable, responsible for, rational, duty-bound, culpable, intelligent, consistent, reliable, safe, tried, supervisory, able, steady, firm, amenable, stable, good, judicious, indebted, credible, competent, solid, guilty, true, answerable, charge, tried and true, dependable, trustworthy, creditworthy, infallible, trusty, accountable, secure, willing.
accountable, in charge (adjective)
careful, entranced, fascinated, Scrutinizing, absorbed, attentive, Hearkening, diligent, enraptured, cautious, intent, heedful, engrossed, Considering, vigilant, interested, observing, concerned, sharp, observant, mindful, alert, Concentrating, watchful, Immersed, regardful, rapt.
trustworthy, mature (adjective)
finical, fastidious, particular, guarded, attentive, watchful, cautious, careful, prudent, conscientious, strict, heedful, scrupulous, precise, regardful, sharp-eyed, thoughtful, ready, observant, alert, diligent, mindful, vigilant, exacting, prepared, provident, meticulous, thorough, fussy.
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for responsible:
- I do not believe that Jesus would be responsible for it if He were in my place today. - "In His Steps", Charles M. Sheldon.
- " You, and you alone, are responsible," she replied. - "At the Time Appointed", A. Maynard Barbour.
- Poor old Joyce, she's responsible for a good deal of damage! - "The Luckiest Girl in the School", Angela Brazil.