liable

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Adjective[change]

Positive
liable

Comparative
more liable

Superlative
most liable

  1. When you are liable, you are responsible for something by law.
    She was liable for the damage her car had caused in the accident.
  2. To be liable is to be likely to begin something.
    When he had too much to drink he was liable to get into a fight.

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