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Antonyms for dependable
dɪˈpɛn də bəlde·pend·able

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term dependable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reliable, dependableadjective

    worthy of reliance or trust

    "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"

    Antonyms:
    erratic, untrusty, untrustworthy, unsound, undependable, temperamental, uncertain, unsteady, unreliable

    Synonyms:
    rock-steady, true(p), safe, good, steady-going, honest, authentic, secure, reliable

  2. dependable, honest, reliable, true(p)adjective

    worthy of being depended on

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

    Antonyms:
    untrusty, undependable, untrustworthy, erratic, unsound, temperamental, uncertain, unreliable, unsteady

  3. dependable, rock-steady, steady-goingadjective

    consistent in performance or behavior

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

    Antonyms:
    unsound, erratic, unreliable, unsteady, uncertain, untrusty, temperamental, untrustworthy, undependable

    Synonyms:
    rock-steady, true(p), safe, good, honest, steady-going, secure, reliable

  4. dependable, good, safe, secureadjective

    financially sound

    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"

    Antonyms:
    untrusty, unreliable, unsound, undependable, temperamental, unsteady, erratic, untrustworthy, uncertain

    Synonyms:
    dear, safe(p), good, right, in effect(p), unspoiled, effective, skillful, sound, serious, secure, true(p), upright, untroubled, steady-going, inviolable, salutary, in force(p), reliable, skilful, practiced, estimable, rock-steady, expert, just, unafraid, beneficial, unassailable, proficient, full, honest, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, ripe, impregnable, safe, adept, honorable, strong, well(p), near, unattackable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dependableadjective

    Antonyms:
    untrustworthy, unreliable

    Synonyms:
    trustworthy, trusty, reliable

How to use dependable in a sentence?

  1. Octavia E. Butler:

    First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.

  2. London Breed:

    With California still experiencing devastating drought and the uncertainty around this rainy season, we need to make tough decisions that will ensure that our water source continues to be reliable and dependable for the future, year after year, San Franciscans step up to conserve our most precious resource, resulting in one of the lowest water usage rates in California, and during this critical time, I know that our City will once again meet the call to reduce water use.

  3. President Jacob Zuma:

    We are deeply shocked and saddened by this untimely death of an outstanding cadre of our liberation struggle and a competent, accomplished and dependable member of my cabinet.

  4. Shane Snyder:

    Singapore truly has become a global water hub, but as it stands, it imports approximately 40 % of its water today. And with climate change, that water has become far less dependable.

  5. Mark Buongiorno:

    We remain laser-focused on reducing costs, meeting our delivery schedule commitments, ensuring dependable engine performance, and preparing for global sustainment of the F-35 fleet.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#18426dependable
#21863unreliable
#31949erratic
#49479unsteady
#53805unsound
#81204temperamental
#83297untrustworthy
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