be liable for

be liable for
مَسْؤول عَن \ be liable for: to have a duty in regard to: A husband is liable for his wife’s debts. responsible: (alone or with for) in charge; trusted with a certain duty; be blamed or praised for sth.: Who was responsible for the accident?.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • become liable for — index incur Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • be liable for — be responsible for, be answerable for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liable — li·a·ble / lī ə bəl/ adj [ultimately from Old French lier to bind, from Latin ligare] 1: answerable according to law: bound or obligated according to law or equity one is liable as an accomplice to the crime of another W. R. LaFave and A. W.… …   Law dictionary

  • liable — li‧a‧ble [ˈlaɪəbl] adjective [not before a noun] LAW 1. legally responsible for paying something: liable for • The troubled company will be liable for about $52 million in back taxes and penalties. 2. likely to be legally punished or forced to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Liable — Li a*ble (l[imac] [.a]*b l), a. [From F. lier to bind, L. ligare. Cf. {Ally}, v. t., {Ligature}.] 1. Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable; as, the surety is liable for the debt of his principal. [1913 Webster] 2. Exposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liable */*/ — UK [ˈlaɪəb(ə)l] / US adjective [never before noun] a) legally responsible for causing damage or injury, so that you have to pay something or be punished If something goes wrong, you ll be liable. liable for: The hospital was held liable for… …   English dictionary

  • liable — li|a|ble [ laıəbl ] adjective never before noun ** legally responsible for causing damage or injury, so you have to pay something or be punished: If something goes wrong, you ll be liable. liable for: The hospital was held liable for negligence.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • liable — 01. If someone goes to a party at your house, and then tries to drive home drunk, you could be held [liable] if they are in an accident. 02. She s not a good skater, so she is [liable] to hurt herself if she goes rollerblading without a helmet.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • liable — li|a|ble [ˈlaıəbəl] adj [not before noun] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from Old French lier to tie ] 1.) liable to do sth likely to do or say something or to behave in a particular way, especially because of a fault or natural tendency =… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • liable — adj. legally obligated 1) liable for; to (she is liable to them for her children s debts) likely 2) (cannot stand alone) liable to + inf. (she is liable to show up at any time) * * * [ laɪəb(ə)l] to (she is liable to them for her children s… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • liable — [[t]la͟ɪ͟əb(ə)l[/t]] 1) PHR MODAL When something is liable to happen, it is very likely to happen. Only a small minority of the mentally ill are liable to harm themselves or others. Syn: be likely to 2) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n If people or… …   English dictionary

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