HyperDic: reliable

English > 3 senses of the word reliable:
ADJECTIVEallreliable, dependableworthy of reliance or trust
allreliable, dependable, honest, trueworthy of being depended on
allreliable, authenticconforming to fact and therefore / therefore worthy of belief
reliable > pronunciation
Soundsrihlay'ahbahl; riylay'ahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > reliable: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningworthy of reliance or trust.
Example"a reliable source of information"
Synonymdependable
Narrowercertain, surereliable / reliable in operation or effect
tested, time-tested, tried, tried and trueTested and proved to be reliable
undeviatingUsed of values and principles
See alsotrustworthy, trustyworthy of trust / trust or belief
Oppositeunreliable, undependablenot worthy of reliance or trust
Spanishcumplidor, de confianza, fiable, fidedigno
Catalanfiable
Nounsreliability, reliablenessthe quality of being dependable / dependable or reliable / reliable
Adverbsreliablyin a faithful manner
English > reliable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningworthy of being depended on.
Example "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"
Synonymsdependable, honest, true
Broadertrustworthy, trustyworthy of trust / trust or belief
Spanishconfiable, fiable, honesto
Catalanfiable
Nounsreliability, reliablenessthe quality of being dependable / dependable or reliable / reliable
English > reliable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningconforming to fact and therefore / therefore worthy of belief.
Example "reliable information"
Synonymauthentic
Broadertrustworthy, trustyworthy of trust / trust or belief
Spanishauténtico, fehaciente, fiable, fidedigno, fiel
Catalanautèntic, fefaent, fiable, fidedigne, fidel
Nounsreliability, reliablenessthe quality of being dependable / dependable or reliable / reliable

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