the state of being held as the cause of something that needs to be set right <responsibility for the accident lies with the driver who was speeding>
something one must do because of prior agreement <I had the responsibility of closing up the shop at night> Synonyms burden
, do [archaic]
Related Words oath
Near Antonyms grace
worthiness as the recipient of another's trust or confidence <the newspaper publisher should hire kids of greater responsibility to deliver its papers>
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