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Trustworthy.
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  1. Trustworthy.
  2. That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
  3. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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  1. Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
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  1. Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
  2. In good or sound health; robust:
  3. Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
Driven by or generating power directly through intermediate machine parts having little or no play:
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  1. Driven by or generating power directly through intermediate machine parts having little or no play:
  2. That has, or is considered as having, real existence in itself, not just in the absence of other attributes
  3. Concerned only with real things and experience; empirical; practical
Tested; proved
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  1. Tested; proved
  2. Made to undergo trials or distress. Often used in combination:
  3. Thoroughly tested and proved to be good or trustworthy.
Securely fixed in place:
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  1. Securely fixed in place:
  2. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
  3. Strong and sure:
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  1. Not able to be impeached or reproached
  2. Not impeachable; that cannot be doubted, questioned, or discredited; irreproachable
  3. Difficult or impossible to impeach:
That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
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  1. That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
  2. Reliable or trustworthy.
  3. Meriting trust; trustworthy.
Made of sterling silver
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  1. Made of sterling silver
  2. Consisting of or relating to sterling or British money.
  3. Of the highest quality:
Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
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  1. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
  2. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
  3. Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
Written without a hyphen or space. For example, the word software is a solid compound.
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  1. Written without a hyphen or space. For example, the word software is a solid compound.
  2. Of good quality:
  3. Firm or compact in substance:
Firm; steadfast; loyal
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  1. Firm; steadfast; loyal
  2. Having a strong or substantial construction or constitution:
  3. Firm and steadfast; loyal or true.
Determining or closely affecting what comes next; critically important; crucial
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  1. Determining or closely affecting what comes next; critically important; crucial
  2. Marked by promptness and decision.
  3. Having the quality of decision; showing determination or firmness
Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous:
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  1. Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous:
  2. Not equivocal; not ambiguous; plain; clear
  3. Unambiguous; without equivocation or ambiguity; singularly clear, unmistakable, or unquestionable
Firm, fixed, settled, or established
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  1. Firm, fixed, settled, or established
  2. Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
  3. Not changing, fickle, or wavering; constant
Governed by, or made or done according to, what one knows is right; scrupulous; honest
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  1. Governed by, or made or done according to, what one knows is right; scrupulous; honest
  2. Thorough and assiduous:
  3. Guided by or in accordance with the dictates of conscience; principled:
Remaining firm in purpose; resolute
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  1. Remaining firm in purpose; resolute
  2. Going on all the time; continual; persistent
  3. Remaining free from variation or change; regular; stable
Not easily excited or upset:
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  1. Not easily excited or upset:
  2. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
  3. Direct and unfaltering; sure.
Accurate; reliable; exact
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  1. Accurate; reliable; exact
  2. Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
  3. Marked by or showing a strong sense of duty or responsibility; conscientious
Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
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  1. Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
  2. Faithful to those persons, ideals, etc. that one is under obligation to defend, support, or be true to
  3. Faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty.
Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
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  1. Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
  2. Quick and exact in sensing and responding:
  3. Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
That will not fail; always effective
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  1. That will not fail; always effective
  2. That cannot be doubted, questioned, or disputed; absolutely true; certain
  3. Bound to come about or happen; inevitable:
Very loving, loyal, or faithful
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  1. Very loving, loyal, or faithful
  2. Characterized by devotion or zeal; dedicated
  3. Feeling or displaying strong affection or attachment; ardent:
Showing fairness and sincerity; straightforward; free from deceit
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  1. Showing fairness and sincerity; straightforward; free from deceit
  2. Of good repute; respectable.
  3. Equitable; fair:
Possessing and characterized by honor:
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  1. Possessing and characterized by honor:
  2. Having or showing a sense of right and wrong; characterized by honesty and integrity; upright
  3. Consistent with honor or good name:
Accurate; true:
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  1. Accurate; true:
  2. Habitually truthful; honest
  3. True; accurate
Free from prejudice or bias; fair; just; impartial
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  1. Free from prejudice or bias; fair; just; impartial
  2. Not obscuring or omitting anything unpleasant, embarrassing, or negative:
  3. Very honest or frank in what one says or writes
Of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful
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  1. Of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful
Having principles, as of conduct
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  1. Having principles, as of conduct
  2. Based on, having or manifesting principles.
  3. Based on, marked by, or manifesting principle:
Involving important duties, the supervision of others, or the ability to make decisions with little supervision:
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  1. Involving important duties, the supervision of others, or the ability to make decisions with little supervision:
  2. Able to distinguish between right and wrong and to think and act rationally, and hence accountable for one's behavior
  3. Based on or characterized by good judgment or sound thinking:
Being the same in actual character as in outward appearance; genuine; real
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  1. Being the same in actual character as in outward appearance; genuine; real
  2. Being without hypocrisy or pretense; true:
  3. Without deceit, pretense, or hypocrisy; truthful; straightforward; honest
Regarded as proper usage; standard
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  1. Regarded as proper usage; standard
  2. Having a good reputation; honourable.
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
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  1. Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
  2. Protective; solicitous:
  3. Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
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  1. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
  2. Acceptable in appearance; presentable:
  3. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
Morally upright; without guilt or sin:
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  1. Morally upright; without guilt or sin:
  2. Acting in a just, upright manner; doing what is right; virtuous
  3. (Slang) Good, excellent, satisfying, pleasant, authentic, etc.
Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
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  1. Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
  2. (--- Informal) Properly or modestly dressed:
  3. Reasonably good; adequate
Not liable to physical decay
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  1. Not liable to physical decay
  2. Not subject to corruption or decay.
  3. That cannot be corrupted, esp. morally
Corresponding with fact or reality, as in artistic representation
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  1. Corresponding with fact or reality, as in artistic representation
  2. Telling the truth; presenting the facts; veracious; honest
  3. Honest, and always telling the truth.
Standing, pointing, or directed straight up; in a vertical or perpendicular position; erect
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  1. Standing, pointing, or directed straight up; in a vertical or perpendicular position; erect
  2. Honest and just; honorable
  3. Designed with the pedals below the seat to allow an erect posture rather than a reclining one:
Never ceasing or falling short; inexhaustible
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  1. Never ceasing or falling short; inexhaustible
  2. Always reliable; certain
  3. Always able to supply more; inexhaustible:
Not veering or turning aside:
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  1. Not veering or turning aside:
  2. Constant; steady:
(Informal) Good; nice:
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  1. (Informal) Good; nice:
  2. Occurring at fixed intervals; periodic:
  3. (--- Philately) For general, unrestricted use
(Informal) Certainly
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  1. (Informal) Certainly
  2. (Slang) Honest, honorable, good, excellent, etc.
  3. In good physical or mental condition; healthy or untroubled:
Satisfactory or agreeable; acceptable:
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  1. Satisfactory or agreeable; acceptable:
  2. In proper or satisfactory operational or working order:
  3. Adequate; satisfactory; good enough
(Loosely) Prepared according to traditional Jewish recipes
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  1. (Loosely) Prepared according to traditional Jewish recipes
  2. Serving or dealing with food prepared according to such laws
  3. (Judaism) Clean or fit to eat according to the dietary laws: Lev. 11
Alternative spelling of on the up-and-up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of on the up-and-up.
  2. (Idiomatic) Legitimate; honest; upright.
Very loyal; staunch
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  1. Very loyal; staunch
Proven by experience over time to be useful, effective, reliable, etc.
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  1. Proven by experience over time to be useful, effective, reliable, etc.
  2. Tested and proved to be worthy or good.
  3. (Idiomatic) Well-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience.
(Informal) Characterized by candor, honesty, ethical behavior, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Characterized by candor, honesty, ethical behavior, etc.
Involving no risk, often, specif., because well-founded
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  1. Involving no risk, often, specif., because well-founded
  2. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
  3. Free from risk; not liable to be lost; sure:
Being what it seems; genuine; pure
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  1. Being what it seems; genuine; pure
  2. Equitable; fair:
  3. Of good repute; respectable.
Morally strong; honest, honorable, loyal, etc.
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  1. Morally strong; honest, honorable, loyal, etc.
  2. Financially secure or safe:
  3. Marked by or showing common sense and good judgment; levelheaded:
Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
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  1. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
  2. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
  3. Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
Tending to keep its form rather than to flow or spread out like a liquid or gas; relatively firm or compact
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  1. Tending to keep its form rather than to flow or spread out like a liquid or gas; relatively firm or compact
  2. Firm or compact in substance:
  3. (Slang) Very good; excellent
Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform:
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  1. Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform:
  2. Not easily agitated, excited, or upset; calm and controlled
  3. Direct and unfaltering; sure.
That will not fail; always effective
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  1. That will not fail; always effective
  2. That cannot be doubted, questioned, or disputed; absolutely true; certain
  3. Careful to do something:
Not great; calculable:
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  1. Not great; calculable:
  2. Not specified or identified but assumed to be known:
  3. Sure to come or happen; inevitable:
Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
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  1. Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
  2. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
  3. Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
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  1. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
  2. Reliable; dependable
  3. Not likely to fail or give way; stable:
Beyond question or doubt.
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  1. Beyond question or doubt.
  2. Not to be questioned, doubted, or disputed; certain
  3. Undeniable, obvious
That settles a question; final; decisive
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  1. That settles a question; final; decisive
  2. Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive:
That cannot be refuted or disproved
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  1. That cannot be refuted or disproved
  2. Impossible to refute or disprove; incontrovertible:
Not to be contested; indisputable; unquestionable
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  1. Not to be contested; indisputable; unquestionable
  2. Not contestable; indisputable; certain; incontrovertible.
  3. Impossible to contest; unquestionable:
Capable of being believed; believable or plausible:
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  1. Capable of being believed; believable or plausible:
  2. That can be believed; believable; reliable
  3. Considered capable of achieving a goal:
Trustworthy.
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  1. Trustworthy.
  2. That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
  3. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
Financially safe or sound
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  1. Financially safe or sound
  2. Not spoiled or ruined:
  3. Reliable; sure:
Unfluctuating; steady:
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  1. Unfluctuating; steady:
  2. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
  3. Strong and sure:
Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
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  1. Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
  2. Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
  3. In good or sound health; robust:
Capable of meeting financial obligations.
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  1. Capable of meeting financial obligations.
  2. A substance that can dissolve another substance, or in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution. Water is the most common solvent.
  3. Able to pay all one's debts or meet all financial responsibilities
Never ceasing or falling short; inexhaustible
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  1. Never ceasing or falling short; inexhaustible
  2. Always reliable; certain
  3. Always able to supply more; inexhaustible:
Incapable of error; never wrong
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  1. Incapable of error; never wrong
  2. Incapable of failing; certain:
  3. Not liable to fail, go wrong, make a mistake, etc.; dependable; reliable; sure
(Law) Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
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  1. (Law) Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
  2. That is in fact as represented; genuine; real
  3. True to its type; conforming to an original in style, methods, etc.
(Law) Legally qualified, authorized, or fit
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  1. (Law) Legally qualified, authorized, or fit
  2. Having sufficient skill, knowledge, ability, or qualifications.
  3. Well qualified; capable; fit
  1. Guaranteed
  2. Made certain; guaranteed:
  3. Made sure; certain
Capable of being put into effective operation; practicable or feasible:
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  1. Capable of being put into effective operation; practicable or feasible:
  2. Able to be worked or fashioned
  3. Capable of functioning.
For an idea or plan: infallible, or bulletproof.
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  1. For an idea or plan: infallible, or bulletproof.
  2. For a device: protected, or designed to be proof against misuse or error; fail-safe.
  3. So simple, well-designed, or sturdily made as not to be mishandled, damaged, misunderstood, etc. even by a fool
Bound to be successful or perform as expected:
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  1. Bound to be successful or perform as expected:
Trustworthy.
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  1. Trustworthy.
  2. That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
  3. Able, or easily able to be depended on.
Able to be trusted or depended upon; trustworthy or reliable:
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  1. Able to be trusted or depended upon; trustworthy or reliable:
  2. Based on or characterized by good judgment or sound thinking:
  3. That can be charged with being the cause, agent, or source of something
Substantial; hearty:
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  1. Substantial; hearty:
  2. Substantial, sound, and reliable
  3. Sound; reliable:
Secure or stable:
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  1. Secure or stable:
  2. A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
  3. Based on valid reasoning; having no logical flaws:
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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  1. Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
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  1. That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
  2. Reliable or trustworthy.
  3. Meriting trust; trustworthy.

Synonym Study

  • Trusty applies to a person or thing that continued experience has shown to be highly trustworthy or dependable my trusty steed
  • Trustworthy applies to a person, or sometimes a thing, whose truthfulness, integrity, discretion, etc. can be relied on a trustworthy source of information
  • Dependable refers to a person or thing that can be depended on, as in an emergency, and often connotes levelheadedness or steadiness a dependable friend
  • Reliable is applied to a person or thing that can be counted upon to do what is expected or required a reliable assistant, a reliable car
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