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dependable (adj.)

"capable or worthy of being depended upon, trustworthy," 1735, from depend + -able. Related: Dependability; dependably; dependableness.

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Definitions of dependable

dependable (adj.)
worthy of being depended on;
a dependable worker
Synonyms: honest / reliable / true
dependable (adj.)
worthy of reliance or trust;
a dependable worker
Synonyms: reliable
dependable (adj.)
consistent in performance or behavior;
dependable in one's habits
Synonyms: rock-steady / steady-going
dependable (adj.)
financially safe;
Synonyms: good / safe / secure
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