from The Century Dictionary.
- Capable of discharging an obligation; responsible.
- Respectable; creditable; becoming one's station.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Prov. Eng. & Scot. Responsible; worthy of credit.
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He was, to use his own expression, a "'sponsible nigger," though he was actually only cleaner up, and carpet sweeper in the office, negroes never being allowed to have any charge in the working of the line, or a more "'sponsible" station than that connected with the office work, though in that they are often confidentially employed in carrying money to the bank, &c.
These employees will no longer be re-sponsible for just selling goods.
Tehy am bein sponsible fur nawt ovarpopleyashun, so am we.
Why not invest with a re-sponsible trader that can actually get a good return on your money, and that would get a faster return.
On the other hand, it was re - sponsible for mistreating animals, paying low wages and exploiting children through its ads.
And since when was he supposed to be re-sponsible for the actions of all the Elemental Mages in this part of the world anyway?
From the moment her mother suffered the seizure, she worried that she'd been re - sponsible.
Strange as it seemed, the idea that she could've been re - sponsible for the seizure would have been reason for hope.
Looking at the communications console, Malic said, "Vincam, add this to the message regarding the penalty for any harm coming to Treir: the pilot re-sponsible for disabling the Bajoran ship and bringing its contents directly to me will be rewarded with a hundred bricks of gold-pressed latinum."
I | heard about a doctor in Santa Monica who was supposedly re - 'sponsible for phenomenal cures with acupuncture and herbs.