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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dependable  \De*pend"a*ble\,  a. 
  Worthy  of  being  depended  on  trustworthy.  ``Dependable 
  friendships.''  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dependable 
  adj  1:  worthy  of  reliance  or  trust;  "a  reliable  source  of 
  information";  "a  dependable  worker"  [syn:  {reliable}] 
  [ant:  {unreliable},  {unreliable}] 
  2:  worthy  of  being  depended  on  "a  dependable  worker";  "an 
  honest  working  stiff";  "a  reliable  source  of  information"; 
  "he  was  true  to  his  word";  "I  would  be  true  for  there  are 
  those  who  trust  me"  [syn:  {honest},  {reliable},  {true(p)}] 
  3:  consistent  in  performance  or  behavior;  "dependable  in  one's 
  habits";  "a  steady-going  family  man"  [syn:  {rock-steady}, 
  {steady-going}] 
  4:  financially  sound;  "a  good  investment";  "a  secure 
  investment"  [syn:  {good},  {safe},  {secure}] 




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