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1. worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable
a responsible adult|responsible journalism|a responsible position|the captain is responsible for the ship's safety|the cabinet is responsible to the parliament
2. Liable to respond; likely to be called upon to answer; accountable; answerable; amenable; as, a guardian is responsible to the court for his conduct in the office.
3. being the agent or cause
determined who was the responsible party|termites were responsible for the damage
4. having an acceptable credit rating
a responsible borrower