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That can be depended on; trustworthy; reliable
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
Able to distinguish between right and wrong and to think and act rationally, and hence accountable for one's behavior
Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform:
The definition of infallible is someone or something that is always perfect and right, without any errors or mistakes.
Marked by or exhibiting a lack of reliability.
Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
Bound to be successful or perform as expected:
The definition of irresponsible is not capable of handling assignments or taking responsibility.
Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
(--- Informal) Properly or modestly dressed:
(Informal) Characterized by candor, honesty, ethical behavior, etc.
Free from defect, decay, or damage; in good condition:
Relating to a chemical compound that does not easily decompose or change into other compounds. Water is an example of a stable compound.
Bound or destined to do, experience, or be something specified
The definition of certain is being absolutely sure of something, or something you are confident about, or to identify someone ("that certain person") who isn't explicitly named.
Considerable in importance, value, degree, amount, or extent:
The definition of secure is something that is fastened securely. The definition of secure also is being free from danger or loss.
With no exception or qualification; unexceptionable
Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive:
Not to be contested; indisputable; unquestionable
Worthy of respect; honorable:
(Commerce) Not rising or falling very much; steady
Positive is defined as good, looking towards the good side of things, showing certainty, showing the presence of an illness or substance, more than zero, or charged with positive electricity.
Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
The definition of tried is to have attempted, tested, or having been legally evaluated for guilt or innocence.
Deserving or winning honor and respect:
Of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful
Without deceit, pretense, or hypocrisy; truthful; straightforward; honest
Regarded as proper usage; standard
Known to be valid, effective, or genuine
The definition of decisive is having the ability to make decisions or something that determines what comes next.
Having principles, as of conduct
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
Fairly good in quality; of moderate excellence
The definition of righteous is someone or something that is in accordance with high moral standards.
Incapable of being morally corrupted.
Corresponding to reality; true.
Honest and just; honorable
Never ceasing or falling short; inexhaustible
(Eccles.) Of or belonging to a religious order whose members are bound by vows, specif. solemn vows
In good physical or mental condition; healthy or untroubled:
Satisfactory or agreeable; acceptable:
Alternative spelling of on the up-and-up. Used other than as an idiom: see true, blue.
(Idiomatic) Well-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience.
(Law) Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
(Eccles.) A small table at the side of the altar for the bread, wine, etc. used in the Eucharistic service
Not impeachable; that cannot be doubted, questioned, or discredited; irreproachable
(Informal) Having a firmly favorable or good relationship
Firm and steadfast; loyal or true.
A substance that can dissolve another substance, or in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution. Water is the most common solvent.
Marked by or showing a strong sense of duty or responsibility; conscientious
Faithful to those persons, ideals, etc. that one is under obligation to defend, support, or be true to
Quick and exact in sensing and responding: The quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure is consistent, that is, repeated measurements would give the same result (See validity).
Deceiving or intended to deceive
That can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
Characterized by devotion or zeal; dedicated
Not veering or turning aside:
Well qualified; capable; fit
Capable of being put into effective operation; practicable or feasible:
Not true; in error; incorrect; mistaken
Failing to observe the terms of a vow, promise, understanding, etc., or false to allegiance or duty; faithless; disloyal
The definition of insecure is having a lack of confidence, or exposed to danger or risk.
Supplying or being a final settlement or decision; conclusive:
Capable of compensating automatically and safely for a failure, as of a mechanism or power source.
The quality or condition of being authentic, trustworthy, or genuine.
The definition of sterling is something made of at least 92.5% pure silver, or something of very high quality. Synonym Study
applies to a person or thing that continued experience has shown to be highly trustworthy or dependable my trusty steed
applies to a person, or sometimes a thing, whose truthfulness, integrity, discretion, etc. can be relied on a trustworthy source of information
refers to a person or thing that can be depended on, as in an emergency, and often connotes levelheadedness or steadiness a dependable friend
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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