dependable

Dependable means "reliable, steady, trustworthy." If people can always count on you, that means you are dependable.

The adjective dependable can also mean consistent in performance or behavior, like a dependable car that always starts and rarely needs service or a dependable actor who always does a great job, regardless of the role. Dependable can also be used to describe something that is financially sound, like an investment that brings profit with little risk.

Definitions of dependable
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adj consistent in performance or behavior

dependable in one's habits”
Synonyms:
rock-steady, steady-going
steady
not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

adj worthy of reliance or trust

“a dependable worker”
Synonyms:
reliable
certain, sure
reliable in operation or effect
tested, time-tested, tried, tried and true
tested and proved to be reliable
undeviating
used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady
trustworthy, trusty
worthy of trust or belief
Antonyms:
undependable, unreliable
not worthy of reliance or trust
erratic, temperamental
likely to perform unpredictably
uncertain
not consistent or dependable
unsound
of e.g. advice
untrustworthy, untrusty
not worthy of trust or belief
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adj worthy of being depended on

“a dependable worker”
Synonyms:
honest, reliable, true
trustworthy, trusty
worthy of trust or belief

adj financially sound

Synonyms:
good, safe, secure
sound
financially secure and safe

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