Translation of "responsible" - English-Russian dictionary


adjective uk us /rɪˈspɒnsəbl/
be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth

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

быть ответственным за кого-либо/что-либо
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

нести ответственность за что-либо
Who was responsible for the accident?

B2 showing good judgment and able to be trusted

достойный доверия, ответственный
a responsible attitude
→ Opposite irresponsible

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

ответственный, важный
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.

быть ответственным перед кем-либо

(Translation of “responsible” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)