|1.||[ adjective ] worthy of reliance or trust|
"a reliable source of information" "a dependable worker"
|Related terms:||unreliable unreliable tested certain true undeviating straight faithful trustworthy|
|2.||[ adjective ] worthy of being depended on|
|Synonyms:||honest reliable true|
"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"
|3.||[ adjective ] consistent in performance or behavior|
"dependable in one's habits" "a steady-going family man"
|4.||[ adjective ] financially sound|
|Synonyms:||good secure safe|
"a good investment" "a secure investment"