- moneys owed; debts or pecuniary obligations (opposed to assets).
- Accounting.liabilities as detailed on a balance sheet, especially in relation to assets and capital.
- something disadvantageous: His lack of education is his biggest liability.
- Also li·a·ble·ness. the state or quality of being liable: liability to disease.
Origin of liability
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Related Words for non-liabilityimmunity, exception, exemption, license, permission, liberty, dispensation, privilege, security
Examples from the Web for non-liability
Historical Examples of non-liability
Non-liability to tear the hands, since nearly all surfaces are neatly rounded.The Modern American Pistol and Revolver
A. C. Gould
It cannot too plainly be repeated that non-liability to be sued means non-existence of credit.
- the state of being liable
- a financial obligation
- a hindrance or disadvantage
- likelihood or probability
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An obligation or debt.
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