Part of speech: adjective

Responsible; answerable; exposed.

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Usage examples "liable":

  1. He probably knows, as I know, that any letter addressed to me is liable to be opened. - "The Last Hope", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. " The false shadow that I might paint," said the artist, " would be liable to be lost on the slightest movement, particularly in a person who, from your account, cares so little about his shadow. - "The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart", Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff.
  3. I hope I aint going to be liable to it, that's all! - "The Enchanted Castle", E. Nesbit.