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Synonyms for liable

Synonyms for (adjective) liable

Synonyms: liable, apt Definition: at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant Usage: he is apt to lose; she is liable to forget

Similar words: likely Definition: has a good chance of being the case or of coming about Usage: these services are likely to be available to us all before long; she is likely to forget; a likely place for a restaurant; the broken limb is likely to fall; rain is likely; a likely topic for investigation; likely candidates for the job

Synonyms: liable Definition: held legally responsible Usage: men between the ages of 18 and 35 were liable for military service

Similar words: responsible Definition: worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable Usage: a responsible adult; responsible journalism; a responsible position; the captain is responsible for the ship's safety; the cabinet is responsible to the parliament

Synonyms: nonimmune, nonresistant, unresistant, liable Definition: (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with Usage: liable to diabetes

Similar words: susceptible Definition: (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of Usage: susceptible to colds; susceptible of proof

Synonyms: liable Definition: subject to legal action Usage: liable to criminal charges

Similar words: nonexempt Definition: (of persons) not exempt from an obligation or liability