make+liable

  • 1make liable — index expose, subject Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2make liable to danger — index compromise (endanger), endanger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3make liable to injury — index endanger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4liable */*/ — 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… …

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  • 5liable — 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.… …

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  • 6Liable — 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… …

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  • 7liable — 1 amenable, answerable, *responsible, accountable Analogous words: obliged, constrained, compelled (see FORCE vb): bound, tied (see TIE vb) Contrasted words: exempt, immune (see corresponding nouns at EXEMPTION): *free, independent 2 …

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  • 8liable — [lī′ə bəl; ] often, esp. for 3 [, lī′bəl] adj. [prob. via Anglo Fr < OFr lier, to bind < L ligare, to bind (see LIGATURE) + ABLE] 1. legally bound or obligated, as to make good any loss or damage that occurs in a transaction; responsible 2 …

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  • 10liable — adjective Etymology: Middle English lyable, from Anglo French *liable, from lier to bind, from Latin ligare more at ligature Date: 15th century 1. a. obligated according to law or equity ; responsible b. subject to appropriation or attachment 2.… …

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  • 11liable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sb, render sb ▪ Failure to provide insurance rendered him liable to prosecution …

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  • 12liable — Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; chargeable; answerable; compellable to make satisfaction, compensation, or restitution. Homan v. Employers Reinsurance Corporation, 345 Mo. 650, 136 S.W.2d 289, 298. Obligated; accountable for or… …

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  • 13liable — Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; chargeable; answerable; compellable to make satisfaction, compensation, or restitution. Homan v. Employers Reinsurance Corporation, 345 Mo. 650, 136 S.W.2d 289, 298. Obligated; accountable for or… …

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  • 14To make fast — Fast Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 15To make common cause with — Common Com mon, a. [Compar. {Commoner}; superl. {Commonest}.] [OE. commun, comon, OF. comun, F. commun, fr. L. communis; com + munis ready to be of service; cf. Skr. mi to make fast, set up, build, Goth. gamains common, G. gemein, and E. mean low …

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  • 16subject — sub·ject / səb ˌjekt/ n: the person upon whose life a life insurance policy is written and upon whose death the policy is payable: insured compare beneficiary b, policyholder Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …

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  • 17endanger — en·dan·ger vt: to bring into danger or peril vi: to create a dangerous situation charged with driving to endanger Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. endanger …

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  • 18subject — I. v. a. 1. Subdue, control, bring under rule, make submissive, make subordinate. 2. Enslave, enthrall. 3. Expose, make liable. 4. Submit, refer, make accountable. 5. Make subservient. 6. Cause to undergo. II. a …

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  • 19subject — subjectable, adj. subjectability, n. subjectedly, adv. subjectedness, n. subjectless, adj. subjectlike, adj. n., adj. /sub jikt/; v. /seuhb jekt /, n. 1. that which forms a basic matter of thought, discussion, investigation, etc.: a subject of… …

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  • 20subject — sub•ject n., adj. [[t]ˈsʌb dʒɪkt[/t]] v. [[t]səbˈdʒɛkt[/t]] n. 1) that which forms a basic matter of thought, discussion, investigation, etc 2) edu a branch of knowledge as a course of study 3) a motive, cause, or ground: a subject for… …

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