Pronunciation of Dependable
/dɪpˈɛndəbə͡l/, /dɪpˈɛndəbəl/, /d_ɪ_p_ˈɛ_n_d_ə_b_əl/
Antonyms for dependable:
Synonyms for dependable:
Other synonyms and related words:
full, steady, untroubled, unspoiled, true-blue, inviolable, patient, rock-steady, upright, straight, practiced, near, trusted, worthy, undecomposed, unassailable, undeviating, unspoilt, reputable, salutary, solid, credible, estimable, serious, convincing, consistent, dear, authoritative, respectable, honest, unattackable, skilful, truthful, time-tested, stable, treacherous, true, unafraid, on-key, tried, sound, tested, beneficial, firm, strong, honorable, good, adept, safe, proficient, steady-going, secure, infallible, skillful, dead on target, ripe, tried and true, punctual, responsible, impregnable, sure, expert, right, just, authentic, accurate.
on time (adjective)
reliable, responsible (adjective)
tried and true (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for dependable:
- From her earliest remembrance Dan had been the most dependable factor in her existence. - "Calvary Alley", Alice Hegan Rice.
- He looked the roan over critically and shook his head against the riddle; for he had known him to be a quiet, dependable, all- round good horse, with no bad traits and an easy- going disposition that fretted at nothing. - "The Happy Family", Bertha Muzzy Bower.
- Roscoe was dependable, a steady old wheel- horse, and that was a great comfort; but it was in Jim that Sheridan had most happily perceived his own likeness. - "The Turmoil A Novel", Booth Tarkington.