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Responsibility vs. Commitment — What's the Difference?

Responsibility vs. Commitment — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Responsibility and Commitment

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Responsibility

The state, quality, or fact of being responsible.
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Commitment

The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.
The company's commitment to quality
I could not fault my players for commitment
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Responsibility

A duty or obligation that one is responsible for.
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Commitment

An engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
With so many business commitments time for recreation was limited
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Responsibility

An expense, debt, or financial burden that one must pay.
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Commitment

The act of referring a legislative bill to committee.
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Responsibility

The amount of such expense, debt, or financial burden.
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Commitment

Official consignment, as to a prison or mental health facility.
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Responsibility

The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable. 18
Responsibility is a heavy burden.
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Commitment

A court order authorizing consignment to a prison.
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Responsibility

The state of being liable, culpable, or responsible for something in particular.
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Commitment

A pledge or obligation, as to follow a certain course of action
A public official's commitment to uphold the Constitution.
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Responsibility

A duty, obligation or liability for which someone is held accountable.
Why didn't you clean the house? That was your responsibility!
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Commitment

Something pledged, especially an engagement by contract involving financial obligation.
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Responsibility

(military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success.
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Commitment

The state of being emotionally or intellectually devoted, as to a belief, a course of action, or another person
A profound commitment to the family.
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Responsibility

(military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual.
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Commitment

The act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust, especially:
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Responsibility

The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable, as for a trust, debt, or obligation.
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Commitment

The act of sending a legislative bill to committee for review.
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Responsibility

That for which anyone is responsible or accountable; as, the resonsibilities of power.
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Commitment

Official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution.
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Responsibility

Ability to answer in payment; means of paying.
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Commitment

Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:
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Responsibility

The social force that binds you to your obligations and the courses of action demanded by that force;
We must instill a sense of duty in our children
Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty
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Commitment

Act of assuming a financial obligation at a future date.
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Responsibility

The proper sphere or extent of your activities;
It was his province to take care of himself
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Commitment

Being bound emotionally or intellectually to a course of action or to another person or persons.
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Responsibility

A form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct;
He holds a position of great responsibility
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Commitment

The trait of sincerity and focused purpose.
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Commitment

Perpetration as in a crime or mistake.
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Commitment

State of being pledged or engaged.
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Commitment

The act of being locked away, such as in an institution for the mentally ill or in jail.
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Commitment

The act of committing, or putting in charge, keeping, or trust; consignment; esp., the act of committing to prison.
They were glad to compound for his bare commitment to the Tower, whence he was within few days enlarged.
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Commitment

A warrant or order for the imprisonment of a person; - more frequently termed a mittimus.
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Commitment

The act of referring or intrusting to a committee for consideration and report; as, the commitment of a petition or a bill.
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Commitment

A doing, or perpetration, in a bad sense, as of a crime or blunder; commission.
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Commitment

The act of pledging or engaging; the act of exposing, endangering, or compromising; also, the state of being pledged or engaged.
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Commitment

The trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose;
A man of energy and commitment
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Commitment

The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action;
His long commitment to public service
They felt no loyalty to a losing team
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Commitment

An engagement by contract involving financial obligation;
His business commitments took him to London
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Commitment

A message that makes a pledge
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Commitment

The official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
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