HyperDic: liability

English > 3 senses of the word liability:
NOUNstateliabilitythe state of being legally obliged and responsible
stateliability, indebtedness, financial obligationan obligation to pay money to another party
attributeliabilitythe quality of being something that holds you back
liability > pronunciation
Soundslay.ahbih'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > liability: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being legally obliged and responsible.
Narrowerratability, rateabilityThe state of being liable to assessment / assessment or taxation
taxabilityliability to taxation
Broadersusceptibility, susceptiblenessThe state of being susceptible
Adjectivesliableheld legally responsible
English > liability: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn obligation to pay money to another party.
Synonymsindebtedness, financial obligation
Narroweraccount payable, payableA liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit
arrearsThe state of being behind in payments
debtThe state of owing something (especially money)
limited liabilityThe liability of a firm's owners for no more than the capital they have invested in the firm
scot and lotobligations of all kinds taken as a whole
BroaderobligationThe state of being obligated to do or pay something
Spanishdeuda, endeudamiento, obligación financiera, obligación, pasivo, responsabilidad
Catalandeute, deutes, obligació, passiu, responsabilitat
English > liability: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being something that holds you back.
NarrowerdisadvantageThe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
weak pointAn attribute that is inadequate or deficient
Broaderbad, badnessThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Oppositeasset, plusA useful or valuable quality
Adjectivesliableat risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant

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