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responsible /rɪˈspɒnsəbəl, rɪˈspɒnsɪbəl $ rɪˈspɑːn-/ adjective

جوابگو ، مسئول ، عهده دار ، مسئولیت دار ، معتبر ، ابرومند ، قانون ـ فقه: مسئول ، بازرگانی: مسئول ، علوم نظامی: متصدی
- in charge, in authority, in control
- to blame, at fault, culpable, guilty
- accountable, answerable, liable
- sensible, dependable, level-headed, rational, reliable, trustworthy
Antonyms: irresponsible
Contrasted words: clear, exempt, immune, irresponsible, unaccountable, unanswerable, unliable
Related Words: exposed, open, subject
English Thesaurus: guilty, responsible, be to blame, culpable, negligent, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

responsible S2 W2 /rɪˈspɒnsəbəl, rɪˈspɒnsɪbəl $ rɪˈspɑːn-/ adjective
[Word Family: noun: responsibilityirresponsibility; adverb: responsiblyirresponsibly; adjective: responsibleirresponsible]

1. GUILTY [not before noun] if someone is responsible for an accident, mistake, crime etc, it is their fault or they can be blamed
responsible for
Police believe that the same man is responsible for three other murders in the area.
We are determined to bring the people responsible to justice.
hold somebody responsible (for something)
If anything goes wrong, I will hold you personally responsible.

2. IN CHARGE OF [not before noun] having a duty to be in charge of or to look after someone or something
responsible for
Mills is responsible for a budget of over $5 million.
The airline is legally responsible for the safety of its passengers.
responsible for doing something
He is responsible for recruiting and training new staff.

3. SENSIBLE sensible and able to make good judgments, so that you can be trusted Antonym : irresponsiblereliable:
You can leave the children with Billy – he’s very responsible.
responsible adult/citizen
It’s time you started acting like a responsible adult.

4. CAUSE [not before noun] if something is responsible for a change, problem, event etc, it causes it
responsible for
The floods were responsible for over a hundred deaths.

5. responsible job/position a job in which the ability to make good judgments and decisions is needed

6. be responsible to somebody if you are responsible to someone, that person is in charge of your work and you must explain what you have done to them:
Cabinet members are directly responsible to the President.

Responsible is always an adjective, never a noun.
Responsible is followed by for, not 'of':
Who is responsible for this mess?
Our department is responsible for marketing.
The person/company etc responsible is the person etc who has done something wrong:
Police are determined to catch the man responsible (NOT the responsible/the responsible man).
A responsible person, or someone who is responsible, is sensible:
He’s a very responsible young man.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. having the job/duty of doing sth
VERBS be | become | remain | make sb I am making you responsible for the cooking.
ADV. entirely, totally, wholly | chiefly, largely, mainly, primarily | individually | collectively, jointly All members of the Cabinet are collectively responsible for decisions taken.
formally, legally | nominally The company could not indicate a person even nominally responsible for staff training.
ultimately The board is ultimately responsible for policy decisions.
PREP. for They're responsible for cleaning the engine.

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II. being the cause of sth/to blame for sth
VERBS be, feel | become | consider sb, deem sb, find sb, hold sb, regard sb as, see sb as, think sb They held him responsible for the failure of the policy.
ADV. entirely, fully, wholly | partially, partly | directly | indirectly | personally | single-handedly, solely He was almost single-handedly responsible for the flourishing drug trade in the town.
ultimately | somehow Did he think her somehow responsible for Eddie's death?
PREP. for Who was responsible for the mistake?

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III. having to report to sb/sth
ADV. directly | ultimately a complex web of party bodies ultimately responsible to the Central Committee
PREP. to The prime minister is directly responsible to Parliament.

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IV. showing/needing good sense and reliability
VERBS be, seem | become
ADV. extremely, highly, very | fairly, quite | ecologically, environmentally The organization needs to become more environmentally responsible.
morally, politically, socially allocating resources in a morally responsible way

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Drugs are responsible of a large number of deaths.
GOOD: Drugs are responsible for a large number of deaths.
BAD: I'm also responsible to decide on the best way to manufacture a product.
GOOD: I'm also responsible for deciding on the best way to manufacture a product.

Usage Note:
responsible for (doing) sth : 'Who's responsible for roof repairs - you or the landlord?' 'The person responsible for leaking the story to the press has been forced to resign.'

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