Associations to the word «Responsibility»

Wiktionary

RESPONSIBILITY, noun. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable.
RESPONSIBILITY, noun. A duty, obligation or liability for which someone is held accountable.
RESPONSIBILITY, noun. (military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
RESPONSIBILITY, noun. (military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).

Dictionary definition

RESPONSIBILITY, noun. The social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr.
RESPONSIBILITY, noun. The proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself".
RESPONSIBILITY, noun. A form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility".

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