Definition of Responsibility:

  1. A duty or obligation to satisfactorily perform or complete a task (assigned by someone, or created by ones own promise or circumstances) that one must fulfill, and which has a consequent penalty for failure.

  2. The state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone.

Synonyms of Responsibility

Authority, Control, Power, Leadership, Management, Influence, Accountability, Accountableness, Accounting for, Action, Agency, Agentship, Amenability, Answerability, Answerableness, Application, Arrogation, Ascription, Assignation, Assignment, Attachment, Attribution, Auspices, Authority, Authorization, Blame, Bossing, Brevet, Burden, Care, Charge, Chargeability, Commission, Commissioning, Commitment, Conduct, Connection with, Consignment, Credit, Culpability, Cure, Dedication to duty, Delegated authority, Delegation, Dependability, Deputation, Derivation from, Devolution, Devolvement, Devotion to duty, Direction, Driving, Duteousness, Dutifulness, Duty, Embassy, Empowerment, Entrusting, Entrustment, Errand, Etiology, Execution, Executorship, Exequatur, Exercise, Eye, Factorship, Faithworthiness, Fault, Full power, Functioning, Guilt, Handling, Honor, Imputation, Incorruptibility, Incumbency, Intendance, Inviolability, Job, Jurisdiction, Legation, Liability, License, Lieutenancy, Management, Mandate, Manipulation, Mission, Obligation, Occupation, Office, Onus, Operancy, Operation, Oversight, Palaetiology, Performance, Performing, Placement, Plenipotentiary power, Power of attorney, Power to act, Practice, Procuration, Proxy, Purview, Reference to, Regency, Regentship, Reliability, Responsibleness, Role, Running, Saddling, Sense of duty, Sense of obligation, Stability, Steering, Superintendence, Supervision, Sureness, Surveillance, Task, Trust, Trustability, Trusteeship, Trustiness, Trustworthiness, Unfalseness, Unperfidiousness, Untreacherousness, Vicarious authority, Warrant, Work, Working, Workings

How to use Responsibility in a sentence?

  1. As the manager it is your responsibility to make sure that everyone is always on task and doing the right thing.
  2. I had the responsibility to wake her up in the morning, so we could go jogging and then out to breakfast.
  3. It is your responsibility as a manager to delegate the correct jobs to the right people so that things get done right.
  4. A true leader takes responsibility for their team and helps them achieve goals.

Meaning of Responsibility & Responsibility Definition