[ US /dɪˈpɛndəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /dɪpˈɛndəbə‍l/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. consistent in performance or behavior
    a steady-going family man
    dependable in one's habits
  2. financially safe
    a good investment
    a secure investment
  3. worthy of reliance or trust
    a dependable worker
    a reliable source of information
    a reliable source of information
    a dependable worker
  4. worthy of being depended on
    a reliable source of information
    an honest working stiff
    I would be true for there are those who trust me
    a dependable worker
    he was true to his word
    a dependable worker
    a reliable source of information
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How To Use dependable In A Sentence

  • Not difficult, admittedly, but he remains a solid and dependable presence at the back. The Sun
  • Among an ever-improving crop of pivotmen, Duncan is still the most dependable and fundamentally sound.
  • Not difficult, admittedly, but he remains a solid and dependable presence at the back. The Sun
  • All too often the information they provide, and the supposed eyewitnesses they interview, are undependable.
  • The dynamic attributes of the C-MAX are good, with dependable handling on twisty roads and the car holds its line on bumpy surfaces.
  • The proven variable - area piston metering assembly provides accurate, dependable flow rate indication.
  • Often translated as "impermanent," it's actually the negative of nicca, which means constant or dependable. All About Change by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
  • A strong and dependable defender who finished the season on a high. Times, Sunday Times
  • dependable in one's habits
  • Somehow she'd heard through the undependable (as always!) grapevine that he wanted to date her, which was a crazy idea, considering how he'd never felt like dating her in all the many years in high school he'd known her.
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