responsibleadjectiveuk /rɪˈspɒn.sɪ.bl̩/ us /-ˈspɑːn-/
responsible adjective (DUTY)
- The city council is responsible for keeping the streets clean.
- Our practice is responsible for about five thousand patients in this part of Leeds.
- Council employees are responsible for the upkeep of the gardens.
- The Forestry Commission is responsible for preserving over 2 million acres of woodland.
- Nurseries are responsible for the children in their care.
- answer for sb/sth
- answer for sth
- answer to sb
- have sth on your hands idiom
- I am not my brother's keeper idiom
- in the hot seat idiom
- it's your own lookout idiom
- saddle sb with sth
- social contract
- stick sb with sth
You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:
responsible adjective (BLAME)
- The company claims (that) it is not responsible for the pollution in the river.
- To some extent, she was responsible for the accident.
- Those responsible for these crimes must be brought to court and punished.
- The car is responsible for causing a lot of damage to our environment.
- The police seem certain (that) they will find the people responsible for the attack.
responsible adjective (GOOD JUDGMENT)
- He's grown into a fine, responsible young man.
- He seemed to be a responsible person, so I left him to his own devices.
- The company is currently trying to burnish its socially responsible image.
- The company is regarded as an extremely responsible employer.
- They were looking for someone responsible enough to be left alone with the children.
- an old/a wise head on young shoulders idiom
- be a victory for common sense idiom
- no flies on sb idiom
- out of the mouths of babes (and sucklings) idiom