Definition of liable

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • liable is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • liable is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • liable is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of liable


  • (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with (adjective)

    Examples

    1. liable to diabetes

    Synonyms

    1. nonimmune
    2. nonresistant
    3. unresistant
  • at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant (adjective)

    Examples

    1. she is liable to forget

    Synonyms

    1. apt
  • held legally responsible (adjective)

    Examples

    1. men between the ages of 18 and 35 were liable for military service
  • subject to legal action (adjective)

    Examples

    1. liable to criminal charges

See definition of liable in Merriam Webster

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