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.
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.