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).

Short Example Sentences for Responsible

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

How to use Responsible in Sentences?

  • 1. I am not responsible for the persons that walk in their own park in their own country. 🔊
  • 2. All reluctance and pleas of my unfitness for this responsible post were futile. 🔊
  • 3. The scheme of necessity denies that man is the responsible author of sin. 🔊
  • 4. Popular opinion largely held him responsible for the bitter disappointment and grievous failure. 🔊
  • 5. No, it was decidedly not Ellen Neal who was responsible for her vague dread of home-coming. 🔊
  • 6. Head of the syndicate which in 1908 was responsible for Wilbur Wright coming to France. 🔊
  • 7. You have been giving him drinks too, says Cloete; I never said I would be responsible for drinks. 🔊
  • 8. You're not responsible for them, not any more than you are for the fortunes of war. 🔊
  • 9. Soon her own clever engineers began to be heard from and she was responsible for developing several of the powerful modern types. 🔊
  • 10. If she could not take care of him, she should send him to school where there were responsible people who could. 🔊
  • 11. I have never set eyes on him save here in church; but he regarded me as responsible for the folly of his son. 🔊
  • 12. Simple, ignorant men in responsible positions are far more dangerous to a state than open but enlightened foes. 🔊
  • 13. 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. 🔊
  • 14. But the incident always hung over him like a cloud, and was the means of defeating him for several responsible official positions. 🔊
  • 15. We do not, and in art we must leave the professors free to teach, and hold them responsible for their teachings. 🔊
  • 16. He alone was responsible for the debt; he had given abundant security, and was willing to pay handsomely for further forbearance. 🔊
  • 17. 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. 🔊
  • 18. For some inexplainable reason, he seemed to hold all the rest of the crowd responsible for the catastrophe, but was wildly devoted to me. 🔊
  • 19. 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. 🔊
  • 20. But Spinoza does not employ this idea of liberty, nor any other, to show that man is a responsible being. 🔊
  • 21. 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. 🔊
  • 22. I feel kind of responsible for them boys, even if I ain't their foreman just now. 🔊
  • 23. Just who was responsible for annihilating the elementary rights of the British Press never became quite clear. 🔊