-ties
Responsibility Re*spon`si*bil"i*ty (r?*sp?n`s?*b?l"?*t?), n.; pl. {-ties} (-t?z). [Cf. F. responsabilit['e].] 1. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable, as for a trust, debt, or obligation. [1913 Webster]

2. That for which anyone is responsible or accountable; as, the resonsibilities of power. [1913 Webster]

3. Ability to answer in payment; means of paying. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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