bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable.
‘The surety is liable for the debt of his principal.’;
Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy
‘This crime is liable to imprisonment for life.’; ‘A man liable to heart disease.’;
Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
exposed to a certain contingency or causality, more or less probable.
Something or someone reliable or dependable
‘the old reliables’;
‘Someone is liable to slip on your icy sidewalk.’;
Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependance or reliance; trustworthy.
‘The best means, and most reliable pledge, of a higher object.’; ‘According to General Livingston's humorous account, his own village of Elizabethtown was not much more reliable, being peopled in those agitated times by "unknown, unrecommended strangers, guilty-looking Tories, and very knavish Whigs."’;
Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable; as, the surety is liable for the debt of his principal.
worthy of reliance or trust;
‘a reliable source of information’; ‘a dependable worker’;
Exposed to a certain contingency or casualty, more or less probable; - with to and an infinitive or noun; as, liable to slip; liable to accident.
‘Proudly secure, yet liable to fall.’; ‘All human things are subject to decay.’;
conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief;
‘an authentic account by an eyewitness’; ‘reliable information’;
at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant;
‘he is apt to lose’; ‘she is liable to forget’;
worthy of being depended on;
‘a dependable worker’; ‘an honest working stiff’; ‘a reliable source of information’; ‘he was true to his word’; ‘I would be true for there are those who trust me’;
subject to legal action;
‘liable to criminal charges’;
(often followed by `to') likely to be affected with;
‘liable to diabetes’;
held legally responsible;
‘men between the ages of 18 and 35 were liable for military service’;