being the agent or cause (of some action)He felt responsible for her death.
having control or authority overthe minister responsible for the environment
at the helm
He has been at the helm of Lonrho for 31 years.
carrying the can (informal)
being accountable for one's actions and decisions toI'm responsible to my board of directors.
rational and accountable for one's own actionsHe'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.
She is level-headed and practical.
(of a position or duty) involving decision and accountabilitydemoted to less responsible jobs
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at the helm
at the wheel
in the saddle
in the driving seat
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responsible 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库