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Definition of "dependable" []

  • Trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dependable" in a sentence
  • "It should be regarded as a first attempt to obtain dependable information that can help not only universities and corporations, but also governments, to choose appropriate strategies and policies."
  • ""The project is still relevant to allow Walton County to have a long-term dependable water source that will have much of the cost fixed at today's rates," said Morris Jordan, director of the Walton County Water Department."
  • "Up to 4000 hours of lamp life on the new Acer projectors reduces lamp replacement costs and ensures long-term dependable projector use."