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Detailed Translations for responsibility from English to German


responsibility [the ~] noun

  1. the responsibility (liability)
    die Verantwortlichkeit; die Haftpflichtigkeit; die Haftung
  2. the responsibility
    die Verantwortung
  3. the responsibility
    – An obligation of a party to perform an assigned job and to be held accountable for the outcome of the results. 1
    die Zuständigkeit

Translation Matrix for responsibility:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Haftpflichtigkeit liability; responsibility
Haftung liability; responsibility liability
Verantwortlichkeit liability; responsibility
Verantwortung responsibility account; accounting
Zuständigkeit responsibility authority; capability; capacity; competence; competency; power; qualification
- duty; obligation; province; responsibleness
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- liability

Related Words for "responsibility":

  • responsibilities

Synonyms for "responsibility":

Antonyms for "responsibility":

  • irresponsibleness; irresponsibility

Related Definitions for "responsibility":

  1. the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force2
    • every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty2
  2. a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct2
    • he holds a position of great responsibility2
  3. the proper sphere or extent of your activities2
  4. An obligation of a party to perform an assigned job and to be held accountable for the outcome of the results.1

Wiktionary Translations for responsibility:

  1. the state of being responsible
  2. a duty, obligation or liability for which someone is responsible
  1. (Selbst-)Verpflichtung für eine Sache oder Person; Bereitschaft, für seine Handlungen einzustehen

Cross Translation:
responsibility Verantwortlichkeit verantwoordelijkheid — de verplichting om ervoor te zorgen dat iets goed verloopt
responsibility Pflicht; Hausaufgabe; Aufgabe devoir — Ce à quoi on est obliger par la raison, par la morale, par la loi, par sa condition, par la bienséance, etc.

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