Synonyms of responsibility


1. duty, responsibility, obligation, social control

usage: 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

2. province, responsibility, sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena

usage: the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself"

3. responsibility, responsibleness, trustworthiness, trustiness

usage: 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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Definition and meaning of responsibility (Dictionary)