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Synonyms for dependable
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reliable, dependable(adj)

    worthy of reliance or trust

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

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

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

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

    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-going(adj)

    consistent in performance or behavior

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

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

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

  4. dependable, good, safe, secure(adj)

    financially sound

    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"

    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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dependable(a)

    Synonyms:
    trustworthy, trusty, reliable

    Antonyms:
    untrustworthy, unreliable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reliable, trusted, credible, trustworthy, reliability, culturable

How to pronounce dependable?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say dependable in sign language?

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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. Michael Pachter:

    It's as dependable a title as there is.

  3. Steve Pavlina:

    If you aren’t chronically well-organized, punctual, and dependable, rest assured you’re competing with someone who is.

  4. 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.

  5. Luke Coffey:

    When ISIS was knocking at their door on the border, the Kurds fought for their homeland. They have sacrificed a lot, they have proven a dependable ally to the United States.


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