Synonyms for responsibility

Synonyms for (noun) responsibility

Synonyms: obligation, duty, responsibility

Definition: the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force

Usage: we must instill a sense of duty in our children; every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty- John D.Rockefeller Jr

Similar words: social control

Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action


Synonyms: responsibility, responsibleness

Definition: a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct

Usage: he holds a position of great responsibility

Similar words: trustiness, trustworthiness

Definition: the trait of deserving trust and confidence


Synonyms: responsibility, province

Definition: the proper sphere or extent of your activities

Usage: it was his province to take care of himself

Similar words: orbit, field, area, arena, sphere, domain

Definition: a particular environment or walk of life

Usage: his social sphere is limited; it was a closed area of employment; he's out of my orbit