Definition of hold (someone) responsible
- If the plan fails I will hold you responsible.
- He holds me responsible for the project's failure.
: to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal
: to have as a privilege or position of responsibility
: to have as a mark of distinction
: confinement, custody
: the interior of a ship below decks
: the cargo compartment of a plane
: some person : somebody
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