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Liable

Li´a`ble   Pronunciation: lī´å`b'l
a.1.Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable; as, the surety is liable for the debt of his principal.
2.Exposed to a certain contingency or casualty, more or less probable; - with to and an infinitive or noun; as, liable to slip; liable to accident.
Proudly secure, yet liable to fall.
- Milton.
All human things are subject to decay.
- Dryden.
Adj.1.liable - at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"
Synonyms: apt
2.liable - subject to legal action; "liable to criminal charges"
3.liable - (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with; "liable to diabetes"
4.liable - held legally responsible; "men between the ages of 18 and 35 were liable for military service"
accountable, actionable, answerable for, apt, assailable, attackable, beatable, blameworthy, bound, chargeable, conquerable, disposed, exposed, fair, foreseeable, given, hopeful, in the cards, inclined, naked, nonimmune, obligated, obnoxious, odds-on, open, penetrable, pledged, predictable, predictable within limits, presumable, presumptive, promising, prone, responsible for, sensitive, statistically probable, susceptible, tied, to blame, verisimilar, vincible, vulnerable
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