Liable vs Cessor - What's the difference?

liable | cessor |


As an adjective liable

is bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable.

As a noun cessor is

(legal) in english law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.

liable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable.
  • The surety is liable for the debt of his principal.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 34.
  • The passion for philosophy, like that for religion, seems liable to this inconvenience
  • Exposed to a certain contingency or casualty, more or less probable.
  • Likely.
  • Someone is liable to slip on your icy sidewalk.

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    cessor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) In English law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.
  • (obsolete) One who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.
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