dependable

[dih-pen-duh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being depended on; worthy of trust; reliable: a dependable employee.

Origin:
1725–35; depend + -able

dependability, dependableness, noun
dependably, adverb
interdependability, noun
interdependable, adjective
nondependability, noun
nondependable, adjective
nondependableness, noun
nondependably, adverb
predependable, adjective
undependability, noun
undependable, adjective
undependableness, noun
undependably, adverb


trustworthy, trusty, trusted, steadfast, faithful, responsible.
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dependable (dɪˈpɛndəbəl)
 
adj
able to be depended on; reliable; trustworthy
 
dependa'bility
 
n
 
de'pendableness
 
n
 
de'pendably
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

dependable
1735, from depend + -able. Related: Dependability (1901).
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Computing Dictionary

dependability definition


software reliability

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Example sentences
Each would thus be guaranteeing the other's dependability.
The difference, people will tell you, is dependability.
The public desperately needs to gauge the dependability and honesty of a candidate.
Let customers get accustomed to it and develop a legendary dependability.
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