AskDefine | Define dependable

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dependable adj
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]
4 financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment" [syn: good, safe, secure]

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  1. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
    He was a very dependable person.


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