Synonyms of liability in English:

liability


See definition of liability

noun

1‘journalists cannot avoid liability for defamation merely by avoiding the naming of names’

SYNONYMS

accountability, responsibility, legal responsibility, answerability

incrimination, blame, blameworthiness, culpability, guilt, onus, fault

informal the rap

ANTONYMS

immunity

2‘they have some huge assets and some equally big liabilities’

SYNONYMS

financial obligation, debt, indebtedness, debit

debts, arrears, dues

ANTONYMS

asset

3‘she had come to be seen as an electoral liability’

SYNONYMS

hindrance, encumbrance, burden, handicap, nuisance, inconvenience

obstacle, impediment, drawback, drag, disadvantage, weakness, shortcoming, problem, weak point, weak spot

millstone round one's neck, stumbling block, cross to bear, cross, albatross

Achilles heel

British disbenefit

informal minus, fly in the ointment

archaic cumber

ANTONYMS

asset, advantage

4‘their liability to the disease’

SYNONYMS

susceptibility, vulnerability, proneness, tendency, predisposition, propensity

risk, chance, likelihood, threat

ANTONYMS

immunity