Synonyms of 'responsible'
1 to blame
He felt responsible for her death.
2 in charge
the minister responsible for the environment
at the helm
He has been at the helm of Lonrho for 31 years.
carrying the can (informal)
I'm responsible to my board of directors.
He's a very responsible sort of person.
She was a sensible girl and did not panic.
They are trained nutritionists who can give sound advice on diets.
a stable marriage
We are mature, freethinking adults.
She was efficient and reliable.
a rational decision
We are now far more sober and realistic.
She is generally very conscientious about her work.
He was a good friend and a dependable companion.
He is a trustworthy, level-headed teacher.
He is level-headed and practical.
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If you are accountable to someone for something that you do, you are responsible for it and must be prepared to justify your actions to that person.
The major industries should be accountable to their customers.
Thesaurus for responsible from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone or something is responsible for a particular event or situation , they are the cause of it or they can be blamed for it.