liability - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˌlaɪəˈbɪləti/
singularliability
pluralliabilities
  1. 1
    [uncountable] legal responsibility for causing damage or injury, or for paying something
    liability for:

    The company accepts no liability for delays caused by bad weather.

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually plural] the amount of money that a company owes
  3. 3
    [countable] someone or something that causes problems for someone
    liability to:

    His outspoken views have made him a liability to the party.