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  Words related to responsibility

Related / Similar Words: duty, obligation, responsibleness, province

 

Definition:
  • the social force that binds you to your obligations and 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"- Jo;
  • 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";
  • the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself";

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    Hyponyms: job, guardianship, keeping, safekeeping, moral obligation, noblesse oblige, burden of proof, civic duty, civic responsibility, filial duty, imperative, incumbency, legal duty, line of duty, white man's burden, prerequisite, requirement, demand, fault, accountability, answerability, answerableness, dependability, dependableness, reliability, reliableness, ecclesiastical province

     

    Attributes: responsible, irresponsible

     

    Part Meronyms: character, fiber, fibre

     

    Derivational Morphology: compel, oblige, obligate

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: պատասխանատվություն   Chinese: 責任  
    Danish: ansvar   Dutch: verantwoordelijkheid  
    Esperanto: respondeco   Finnish: vastuu  
    French: responsabilité   German: Verantwortung  
    Hungarian: felelősség   Interlingua: responsabilitate  
    Italian: responsabilità   Japanese: 責任  
    Korean: 책임   Malayalam: ഉത്തരവാദിത്വം  
    Portuguese: responsabilidade   Russian: ответственность  
    Spanish: responsabilidad   Swedish: ansvar  
     
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