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

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

  • a reliable source of information
  • a dependable worker

Synonyms for reliable in the sense of this definition

(reliable 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"

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

(reliable 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: conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an authentic account by an eyewitness
  • reliable information

Synonyms for reliable in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 3: worthy of being depended on - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where reliable 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 reliable in the sense of this definition

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

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

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