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3 definitions found
 for dependable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dependable \De*pend"a*ble\, a.
     Worthy of being depended on; trustworthy. "Dependable
     friendships." --Pope. Dependance
     Dependant

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dependable
      adj 1: worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of
             information"; "a dependable worker" [syn: reliable,
             dependable] [ant: undependable, unreliable]
      2: 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" [syn: dependable, honest, reliable,
         true(p)]
      3: consistent in performance or behavior; "dependable in one's
         habits"; "a steady-going family man" [syn: dependable,
         rock-steady, steady-going]
      4: financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
         [syn: dependable, good, safe, secure]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "dependable":
     calculable, fail-safe, faithful, faithworthy, fast, firm,
     guaranteed, harmless, incorruptible, invincible, inviolable,
     invulnerable, predictable, proven, reliable, responsible, riskless,
     secure, solid, sound, stable, staunch, steadfast, steady, straight,
     substantial, sure, surefire, tested, to be trusted, tried,
     tried and true, true, trustable, trustworthy, trusty, undangerous,
     unfailing, unfalse, unhazardous, unperfidious, unperilous,
     unprecarious, unrisky, untreacherous, warranteed, well-founded,
     well-grounded
  
  

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