Responsible is defined as making good decisions and caring for others.(adjective)
An example of responsible is the type of person who you trust to watch your child.
The definition of responsible is being the person thing that caused something to happen.(adjective)
An example of responsible is the driver who ran a red light in an accident.
See responsible in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: MFr < L responsus: see response
See responsible in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Obsolete French, corresponding to
Origin: , from Latin respōnsus
Origin: , past participle of respondēre, to respond; see respond.
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