Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Responsibility (Page: 1228)

Re*spon`si*bil"i*ty (r?*sp?n`s?*b?l"?*t?), n.; pl. -ties (-tz). [Cf. F. responsabilité.]

1. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable, as for a trust, debt, or obligation.

2. That for which anyone is responsible or accountable; as, the resonsibilities of power.

3. Ability to answer in payment; means of paying.