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To be responsible for something - synonyms or related words

answer for

to agree to be responsible for something

accept

verb

to recognize that you are responsible for something

carry

verb

if you carry responsibility or blame for something, you accept it

accept/face the consequences

to accept responsibility for your actions, whatever happens

be meant to do something

to have a particular responsibility or duty

speak for

to represent the feelings or opinions of another person or group of people

bear the responsibility

to be responsible for something

take charge (of)

to take control and become responsible for someone or something

take the lead

to accept responsibility for dealing with a situation

take on

to accept some work or responsibility

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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