Reliable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈlaɪəbl|  American pronunciation of the word reliable
Brit.  |rɪˈlʌɪəb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word reliable

adjective

- worthy of being depended on(syn: dependable, honest, true)

a reliable source of information

- conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief(syn: authentic)

reliable information

Examples

He's not very reliable. You can't always count on him to do what he says he'll do.

We can't write a report without reliable data.

We need more reliable information before we can take action.

Miller was a quiet and reliable man.

a birth control method that is cheap and reliable

I want a car that's reliable; the color is of secondary importance.

A reliable car doesn't have to cost a bundle.

...an economist who is regarded by many as a reliable prophet of future developments in the global economy...

It's an old car, but it's very reliable.

You must check the evidence against other sources and decide if it is reliable.

On comparison, the Renault was the more reliable of the two cars.

He has a well-deserved reputation as a reliable worker.

The polls are not a reliable guide of how people will vote.

You see, this is what we're up against - the suppliers just aren't reliable.

This is not an exciting car to drive, but on the plus side it is extremely reliable.

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