English definition of “responsible”
be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth › 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 › to be the person who caused something to happen, especially something bad: Who was responsible for the accident?
BEHAVING CORRECTLY › showing good judgment and able to be trusted: a hard-working and responsible employee a responsible attitude → Opposite irresponsible
JOB › 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.