Antonyms for reliable:
Synonyms for reliable:
moral, solidity, smack, authoritative, reliably, changeable, perfect, faithfully, word-perfect, direct, precise, rightly, faultless, letter-perfect, unerring, reliability, right on, aright, pinpoint, narrow.
on time (adjective)
insistent, set, deliberate, dedicated, devoted, headstrong, decided, unchangeable, ruthless, spunky, staunch, bullheaded, true, resolved, tireless, resolute, decisive, unflinching, tough, intent, plucky, bold, fearless, implacable, faithful, constant, diligent, persistent, unyielding, zealous, determined, uncompromising, stern, courageous, strong-minded, committed, unwavering, willing, steady, steely, thorough, dogged, iron-willed, unbending, loyal, firm, indefatigable, hearty, unshakeable, strong-willed, tenacious, earnest, indomitable, valiant, steadfast, stubborn, relentless, dauntless, serious, persevering, inexorable, unfaltering.
tried and true (adjective)
constant, reputable, decisive, trusty, staunch, honest, good, honorable, sure, sincere, conscientious, sterling, strong, responsible, steadfast, faithful, steady, solid, certain, true-blue, tried, sound, devoted, safe, true, determined, stable, dependable, firm, righteous, loyal.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for reliable:
- None were at all reliable. - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.
- Similarly, there was much secondary evidence of indecent behaviour and of other facts said to have been derived from reliable sources. - "Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954)", Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al..
- It is very rarely that we have found it possible to get behind the scenes sufficiently to obtain reliable information from those most concerned in this traffic. - "Lotus Buds", Amy Carmichael.