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Synonyms for dependable
dɪˈpɛn də bəlde·pend·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reliable, dependableadjective

    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)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"

    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, secureadjective

    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. dependableadjective

    Synonyms:
    trustworthy, trusty, reliable

    Antonyms:
    untrustworthy, unreliable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dependable":

    reliable, trusted, credible, trustworthy, reliability, culturable

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How to use dependable in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Michael Pachter:

    It's as dependable a title as there is.

  3. 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.

  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. Joseph Alsop:

    Gratitude, like love, is never a dependable international emotion.


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