Responsibleness



adjective
1.
answerable or accountable, as for something within one’s power, control, or management (often followed by to or for):
He is responsible to the president for his decisions.
2.
involving accountability or responsibility, as in having the power to control or manage:
promoted to a responsible position in the firm.
3.
chargeable with being the author, cause, or occasion of something (usually followed by for):
Termites were responsible for the damage.
4.
having a capacity for moral decisions and therefore accountable; capable of rational thought or action:
The defendant is not responsible for his actions.
5.
able to discharge obligations or pay debts.
6.
reliable or dependable, as in meeting debts, conducting business dealings, etc.
7.
(of a government, member of a government, government agency, or the like) answerable to or serving at the discretion of an elected legislature or the electorate.
adjective
1.
(postpositive) usually foll by for. having control or authority (over)
2.
(postpositive) foll by to. being accountable for one’s actions and decisions (to): to be responsible to one’s commanding officer
3.
(of a position, duty, etc) involving decision and accountability
4.
(often foll by for) being the agent or cause (of some action): to be responsible for a mistake
5.
able to take rational decisions without supervision; accountable for one’s own actions: a responsible adult
6.
able to meet financial obligations; of sound credit

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