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Definition 1: worthy of reliance or trust - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where dependable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a reliable source of information
  • a dependable worker

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(dependable is similar to ...) reliable in operation or effect

"a quick and certain remedy" "a sure way to distinguish the two" "wood dust is a sure sign of termites"

(dependable is similar to ...) tested and proved to be reliable

(dependable is similar to ...) used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady

"undeviating loyalty"

(means also ...) worthy of trust or belief

"a trustworthy report" "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"

Definition 2: financially safe - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where dependable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a good investment
  • a secure investment

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(dependable is similar to ...) financially secure and safe

"sound investments" "a sound economy"

Definition 3: consistent in performance or behavior - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where dependable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dependable in one's habits
  • a steady-going family man

Synonyms for dependable in the sense of this definition

(dependable is similar to ...) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

"a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

Definition 4: worthy of being depended on - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where dependable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dependable worker
  • an honest working stiff
  • a reliable source of information
  • he was true to his word
  • I would be true for there are those who trust me

Synonyms for dependable in the sense of this definition

(dependable is similar to ...) worthy of trust or belief

"a trustworthy report" "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"

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