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Adjective: liable  lI-u-bul
  1. At risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    "she is liable to forget";
    - apt
  2. Subject to legal action
    "liable to criminal charges"
  3. (often followed by 'to') likely to be affected with
    "liable to diabetes";
    - nonimmune, nonresistant, unresistant
  4. Held legally responsible
    "men between the ages of 18 and 35 were liable for military service"

See also: likely, nonexempt, responsible, susceptible

Encyclopedia: Liable