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Synonyms for trustworthy
ˈtrʌstˌwɜr ði

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trustworthy, trusty(adj)

    worthy of trust or belief

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


    slippery, fly-by-night, shifty, shady, devious, tricky, untrustworthy, irresponsible, untrusty

  2. trustworthy(adj)

    taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations

    "trustworthy public servants"


    devious, shady, fly-by-night, tricky, shifty, irresponsible, untrustworthy, untrusty, slippery


  1. trustworthy(adjective)


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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trustworthy

    That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.

    A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.

    Trench On the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [W. J. Widdleton]

    Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.

    accepted, accredited, authentic, authoritative, authorized, certain, current, genuine, legitimate, original, real, received, reliable, sure, true, veritable

    apocryphal, baseless, counterfeit, disputed, exploded, fabulous, false, fictitious, spurious, unauthorized

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trustworthy

    faithful, trusty, honest, strong, firm, reliable

Editors Contribution

  1. can be believed

    that the specific person can be trusted or believed

    adam is trustworthy.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trustworthy(a.)

    honest, true, faithful, upright, straightforward, uncorrupt, RELIABLE, trusty, confidential

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reliable, credible, reputable, trusted, dependable, confidence

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  1. Christian Boos:

    We are providing this backbone in a trustworthy and well controlled, certified way.

  2. Mehrsa Baradaran:

    There is a history of banks and payments companies being responsible for the wrongdoing of their cohort, if the person they're working with isn't a trustworthy partner, that may not be worth it for them.

  3. Le Maire:

    Based on these results, we want to build a trustworthy cloud to store our companies' most sensitive data.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    What’s happened here is not the other side hitting her, but the emails and these stories, these are self-inflicted wounds and has redefined her the way she was. The way she was seen as controversial, you know, on the edge of corruption, not trustworthy.

  5. Norbert Roettgen:

    In the end, it must be clear that in addition to technical verification, there is also a political assessment of the trustworthiness of network equipment suppliers such as the Chinese group Huawei, only companies that are not at the mercy of their home country can be trustworthy.

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