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Responsible for something or someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

responsible

adjective

deserving to be blamed for something that has happened

answerable

adjective

if you are answerable for something, you are considered to be responsible for it

duty-bound

adjective

formal legally or morally responsible for doing something

under an obligation

forced to do something for legal or moral reasons

of your own making

caused by your own actions

accountable

adjective

in a position where people have the right to criticize you or ask you why something happened

culpable

adjective

formal responsible for doing something bad or illegal

at fault

responsible for a bad or unpleasant situation

up to someone

if something is up to you, you are responsible for doing it

in someone’s hands

if something is in someone’s hands, they are responsible for it

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bounden

adjective

very formal your bounden duty is something that you have to do, because you believe it is right

guilty

adjective

someone who is guilty of something has done it

responsible

adjective

if something or someone is responsible for a situation or event, they are the cause of it

up to someone

if something is up to you, you are the person who makes a decision about it

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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