1 worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker" [syn: reliable] [ant: unreliable, unreliable]
2 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" [syn: honest, reliable, true(p)]
3 consistent in performance or behavior; "dependable in one's habits"; "a steady-going family man" [syn: rock-steady, steady-going]
- Able, or easily able to be depended on.
- He was a very dependable person.
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