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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct;
- Example: "he holds a position of great responsibility"
[syn: responsibility, responsibleness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Responsible \Re*spon"si*ble\ (r?*sp?n"s?*b'l), a. [Cf. F. responsable. See Respond.] 1. Liable to respond; likely to be called upon to answer; accountable; answerable; amenable; as, a guardian is responsible to the court for his conduct in the office. [1913 Webster] 2. Able to respond or answer for one's conduct and obligations; trustworthy, financially or otherwise; as, to have a responsible man for surety. [1913 Webster] 3. Involving responsibility; involving a degree of accountability on the part of the person concerned; as, a responsible office. [1913 Webster] Syn: Accountable; answerable; amenable. [1913 Webster] -- Re*spon"si*ble*ness, n. -- Re*spon"si*bly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

responsibleness n 1: a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility" [syn: responsibility, responsibleness] [ant: irresponsibility, irresponsibleness]