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Pronunciation:  di'pendubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"
  2. [adj]  financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
  3. [adj]  consistent in performance or behavior; "dependable in one's habits"; "a steady-going family man"
  4. [adj]  worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable source of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

DEPENDABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: certain, good, honest, reliable, rock-steady, safe, secure, sound, steady, steady-going, straight, sure, tested, time-tested, tried, tried and true, true, true(p), undeviating
 Antonyms: undependable, unreliable
 See Also: trustworthy, trusty



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*pend"a*ble\, a.
Worthy of being depended on; trustworthy. ``Dependable
friendships.'' --Pope.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: calculable, fail-safe, faithful, faithworthy, fast, firm, guaranteed, harmless, incorruptible, invincible, inviolable, invulnerable, predictable, proven, reliable, responsible, riskless, secure, solid, sound, stable, staunch, steadfast, steady, straight, substantial, sure, surefire, tested, to be trusted, tried, tried and true, true, trustable, trustworthy, trusty, undangerous, unfailing, unfalse, unhazardous, unperfidious, unperilous, unprecarious, unrisky, untreacherous, warranteed, well-founded, well-grounded