Bedeutung von “responsible” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /rɪˈspɒnsəbl/
Extra Examples
Who was responsible for the organization of the conference?Dean was responsible for booking the tickets.The local council is responsible for maintaining the public roads.The mayor is responsible for managing the town's services.The minister is responsible for the nation's foreign affairs.
be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth

B1 to be the person whose duty is to deal with someone or something:

I'm responsible for looking after the children in the evenings.
be responsible for sth/doing sth

B2 to be the person who caused something to happen, especially something bad:

Who was responsible for the accident?

B2 showing good judgment and able to be trusted:

a hard-working and responsible employee
a responsible attitude
→ Opposite irresponsible

B2 A responsible job is important because you have to make decisions that affect other people.

be responsible to sb

If you are responsible to someone at work, they are in a higher position than you and you have to tell them what you have done.

(Definition von “responsible” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)