Definitions for reliable
rɪˈlaɪ ə bəlre·li·able
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reliable.
worthy of reliance or trust
"a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"
dependable, honest, reliable, true(p)adjective
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"
conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
"an authentic account by an eyewitness"; "reliable information"
Something or someone reliable
the old reliables
Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy
Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
Etymology: From Scottish raliabill, itself from to rely + -able
suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependance or reliance; trustworthy
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-lī′a-bl, adj. that may be relied upon: trustworthy.—ns. Reliabil′ity, Relī′ableness.—adv. Relī′ably.—n. Relī′ance, trust: confidence.—adj. Relī′ant, confident in one's self. [Rely.]
Able to be trusted.
They were both so reliable, when they said they would arrive together they would and everyone knew it and loved their company.Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
Consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted.
A reliable source of information.Submitted by JP03 on December 25, 2014
Created from fact and truth.
The journalism was reliable as we knew, could feel and see the truth of what was being conveyed.Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'reliable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4052
Rank popularity for the word 'reliable' in Adjectives Frequency: #549
The numerical value of reliable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of reliable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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CRISPR technology is very simple. That's the beauty of it. It has taken off rapidly in the academic environment because it works, it's reliable, it's cheap and you don't need a lot of knowledge to make use of it.
Many traditionally reliable indicators such as power output and rail freight have shown a serious deviation from GDP growth, nobody knows what’s the real economic growth.
Animals have the potential to be reliable forecasters of earthquakes and could be used alongside other monitoring systems, the system could be used in developing and earthquake-prone countries, it is affordable and feasible to implement as it just requires someone to monitor animal behavior... there is no need for satellites.
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- яуаплы, ышаныслыBashkir
- verlässlich, zuverlässigGerman
- seguro, confiable, fiableSpanish
- sûr, fiableFrench
- fertroudWestern Frisian
- seasmhach, earbsachScottish Gaelic
- szavahihető, megbízhatóHungarian
- dapat diandalkanIndonesian
- 신뢰할 수있는Korean
- getrouwe, zeker, betrouwbaar, zekerheidDutch
- pålitelegNorwegian Nynorsk
- fiabil, sigurRomanian
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