Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
She has a lot of responsibility as a nurse.
Overall responsibility for the school lies with the principal.
You will have responsibility for sales and marketing.
Would someone take responsibility for bringing Paul home?
Serrano immediately assumed temporary responsibility for foreign affairs.
People in positions of responsibility cannot behave like this.
She is my responsibility, now that her parents are gone.
It is your responsibility to provide us with concrete evidence.
What is the individual's responsibility to others in modern society?
We have a responsibility to our shareholders and to our depositors.
We have a responsibility to make sure this never happens again.
Parenthood brings a huge sense of responsibility.
No one claimed responsibility for the attack on the embassy.
Allan has to take responsibility for the failure of the deal.
This is the American English definition of responsibility. View British English definition of responsibility.
the part of a church where the priests and choir sit during a religious ceremony
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog