Responsible in a sentence

Definition of Responsible

(postpositive, followed by "for") Having the duty of taking care of something; answerable for an act performed or for its consequences; accountable; amenable, especially legally or politically. | (postpositive, followed by "for") Being a primary cause of a situation or action and thus able to blamed or credited for it. | (followed by "to") Answerable to (a superior).

How to use Responsible in a Sentence?

  • I am not responsible for the persons that walk in their own park in their own country.
  • All reluctance and pleas of my unfitness for this responsible post were futile.
  • The scheme of necessity denies that man is the responsible author of sin.
  • Popular opinion largely held him responsible for the bitter disappointment and grievous failure.
  • No, it was decidedly not Ellen Neal who was responsible for her vague dread of home-coming.
  • Head of the syndicate which in 1908 was responsible for Wilbur Wright coming to France.
  • You have been giving him drinks too, says Cloete; I never said I would be responsible for drinks.
  • You're not responsible for them, not any more than you are for the fortunes of war.
  • If she could not take care of him, she should send him to school where there were responsible people who could.
  • Soon her own clever engineers began to be heard from and she was responsible for developing several of the powerful modern types.
  • I have never set eyes on him save here in church; but he regarded me as responsible for the folly of his son.
  • He is responsible for the correct sortation of every letter that he deals with, and he has to be expert in tying letters in bundles.
  • Simple, ignorant men in responsible positions are far more dangerous to a state than open but enlightened foes.
  • But the incident always hung over him like a cloud, and was the means of defeating him for several responsible official positions.
  • We do not, and in art we must leave the professors free to teach, and hold them responsible for their teachings.
  • He alone was responsible for the debt; he had given abundant security, and was willing to pay handsomely for further forbearance.
  • For some inexplainable reason, he seemed to hold all the rest of the crowd responsible for the catastrophe, but was wildly devoted to me.
  • If a man is really laid under a necessity of sinning, it would certainly seem impossible to conceive that he is responsible for his sins.
  • If, when a man willed one thing, another should happen to follow which he did not will, of course he would not be responsible for it.
  • But Spinoza does not employ this idea of liberty, nor any other, to show that man is a responsible being.
  • Vaguely they held him responsible for the heat, the humidity, the monotony of the ocean, and their loss of appetite due to lack of exercise.
  • I feel kind of responsible for them boys, even if I ain't their foreman just now.
  • Just who was responsible for annihilating the elementary rights of the British Press never became quite clear.
  • We had to go to Mexico with an army to secure certain important interests, but we are not responsible for Maximilian or his government.
  • He stepped from the hand of God, the only thinking, reflecting, the only intellectual, responsible being, in all the world.
  • It was believed to be haunted, and that Sir Archibald was either himself the ghost, or was in some way responsible for there being one.
  • All these things were responsible for the exhaustion which caused her, after the doctor had examined and prescribed for her, to faint quietly in her chair.
  • His strong, kind, decided voice, his good looks, his decision, and a sort of responsible impulsiveness, all appealed to her immensely.

Short Example Sentence for Responsible

  • We are not responsible for his excess.
  • The army wing is responsible for the dirigible.
  • Mr. Keith is not responsible for you.
  • I'm not responsible for that.
  • England must be held responsible for the despotism of expense.
  • We are morally responsible for nothing but an improper use of our knowledge.
  • The scheme of necessity denies that man is the responsible author of sin.
  • They do not feel responsible for it; it lies far outside of them.
  • And this worries him a good deal, because he is responsible for all repairs.
  • That Man Is Responsible For The Existence Of Sin.
  • I'm a nuisance; but I suppose I'm not responsible for my existence, Mrs. Rowe.
  • I will be responsible for the expense; I am the owner's agent.

Also learn how to use these words in a sentence