Liable to pay for damages; liable for negligence.
People who are sleep deprived are liable to make mistakes.
An example of liable is when it is likely to rain.
An example of liable is a person who hits someone else with his car and he must pay damages or compensation for the damage he caused.
We did not use glass containers because they are liable to breakage.
Liable to attacks of gout.
Liable to cause hard feelings, liable to get worse.
Someone is liable to slip on your icy sidewalk.