noun, plural responsibilities.
the state or fact of being responsible
, answerable, or accountable for something within one's power, control
, or management.
an instance of being responsible
: The responsibility for this mess is yours!
a particular burden of obligation upon one who is responsible
: the responsibilities of authority.
a person or thing for which
one is responsible
: A child is a responsibility to its parents.
reliability or dependability, especially in meeting debts or payments.
on one's own responsibility, on one's own initiative or authority: He changed the order on his own responsibility.
nonresponsibility, noun, plural nonresponsibilities.
preresponsibility, noun, plural preresponsibilities.
superresponsibility, noun, plural superresponsibilities.
1. answerability, accountability.