To better see all uses of the word
liable
in
The Fellowship of the Ring
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
liable
Used In
The Fellowship of the Ring
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • He was liable to drag in bits of what he called poetry; and sometimes, after a glass or two, would allude to the absurd adventures of his mysterious journey.
  • The Took family was still, indeed, accorded a special respect, for it remained both numerous and exceedingly wealthy, and was liable to produce in every generation strong characters of peculiar habits and even adventurous temperament.

  • There are no more uses of "liable" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: is legally liable Define
held legally responsible
as in: she is liable to Define
likely to; or maybe going to
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading