He treats her like a human being, like a responsible person.
Bain contends she was responsible for the AEG deal, having started talks with them in January 2007.
The NRA is about upholding Second Amendment rights and teaching people to be responsible with those freedoms.
Students deemed “responsible” for alleged sexual assaults on college campuses can face little or no consequence for their acts.
Vaccine-deniers are responsible to the resurgence of once-eliminated illnesses.
Like responsible sentinels, Dexter and Jessie stood at their post.
The question, he said, was one for a responsible Ministry alone to handle.
You wouldn't believe, would you, that your uncle is responsible for my having them?
Not only am I responsible to him, but He is responsible for me.
He was responsible, to an extent, for the happiness of these two young creatures.
1590s, "answerable" (to another, for something), from obsolete French responsible (13c., Modern French responsable, as if from Latin *responsabilis), from Latin respons-, past participle stem of respondere "to respond" (see respond). Meaning "accountable for one's actions" is attested from 1640s; that of "reliable, trustworthy" is from 1690s. Retains the sense of "obligation" in the Latin root word. Related: Responsibly.