Student Thesaurus

One entry found for liable.
Entry Word: liable
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being in a situation where one is likely to meet with harm <because of his frail constitution, he's liable to diseases>
Synonyms endangered, exposed, open, sensitive, subject (to), susceptible, vulnerable
Related Words likely, prone; uncovered, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unscreened, unsecured, unsheltered, unshielded
Phrases in jeopardy
Near Antonyms covered, guarded, protected, safeguarded, screened, secured, sheltered, shielded, warded
Antonyms invulnerable, unexposed
2 being the one who must meet an obligation or suffer the consequences for failing to do so <the owner of a pet is liable for any damage that that pet might do> -- see RESPONSIBLE 1