Translation of "liable" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈlaɪ·ə·bl/ us /ˈlɑɪ·ə·bəl/
be liable to do something

to be likely to do something

ser posible que pase algo, tener tendencia a hacer algo
He is liable to get angry if you wake him.

(Translation of “liable” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈlaiəbl/

(with to) tending to have, get, suffer from etc

This road is liable to flooding
He is liable to bouts of depression.

possibly or probably about (to do something or to happen)

que puede…
Watch the milk – it’s liable to boil over.

legally responsible (for)

The airline is liable to you for any damage to your luggage.

likely to get (a fine, a punishment)

expuesto, sujeto
Do not litter! Offenders are liable to fines of up to $100.
liability noun (plural liabilities)

financial liabilities.

(Translation of “liable” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)