QUICK ANSWER
"Accountable" is an adjective which is often translated as "responsable", and "responsible" is an adjective which is also often translated as "responsable". Learn more about the difference between "accountable" and "responsible" below.
accountable(
uh
-
kaun
-
tuh
-
buhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (answerable)
a. responsable
Only you are accountable for your own actions.Sólo tú eres responsable por tus propias acciones.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
responsible(
ruh
-
span
-
sih
-
buhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (accountable)
a. responsable
We are all responsible for our acts.Todos somos responsables de nuestros actos.
2. (in charge)
a. responsable
My children are all responsible for tidying their own rooms.Mis hijos son responsables de ordenar cada uno su habitación.
b. encargado
Who is the person responsible for the department's accounts?¿Quién es la persona encargada de la contabilidad del departamento?
3. (trustworthy)
a. responsable
You should date a guy who is serious and responsible.Deberías salir con un chico serio y responsable.
4. (important)
a. de responsabilidad (post or job)
He holds a responsible post in the company.Tiene un puesto de responsabilidad en la empresa.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS