Definitions for dependabledɪˈpɛn də bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•pend•a•bledɪˈpɛn də bəl(adj.)

  1. capable of being depended on; worthy of trust; reliable:

    a dependable employee.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reliable, dependable(adj)

    worthy of reliance or trust

    "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"

  2. dependable, honest, reliable, true(p)(adj)

    worthy of being depended on

    "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

  3. dependable, rock-steady, steady-going(adj)

    consistent in performance or behavior

    "dependable in one's habits"; "a steady-going family man"

  4. dependable, good, safe, secure(adj)

    financially sound

    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. dependable(adjective)ɪˈpɛn də bəl

    working well or behaving as expected

    a dependable employee; a dependable computer network


  1. dependable(Noun)

    A reliable person or thing.

  2. dependable(Adjective)

    Able, or easily able to be depended on.

    He was a very dependable person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dependable(adj)

    worthy of being depended on; trustworthy


  1. Dependable

    Trustworthy, reliable.

Translations for dependable

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(negative undependable ) trustworthy or reliable

I know he'll remember to get the wine; – he's very dependable.

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