dependable dependable  /dɪ ˈpɛn də bəl/


  1. (adj) worthy of reliance or trust
  2. (adj) worthy of being depended on
  3. (adj) consistent in performance or behavior
  4. (adj) financially sound

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  1. A bond can be secured by any dependable stream of revenuecorporate earnings, tax receipts, mortgage payments, Bag of Bones royalties.
  2. It was a far more dependable and convenient way to work.
  3. And every time I wear them, I try to ignore their dependable chunkiness, telling myself I'm compromising mere aesthetics for something far more enduring: The ability to walk.


  1. Why I Love Having A 'Portfolio Career' (And You Could, Too)

    There was a time that folks held one job for their entire lives. They specialized: If you were a blacksmith or a nurse or an auto assembly line worker or an accountant, that worked?for years. But as our creative (read: flexible yet less dependable) economy has developed, so have a lot of us. We?ve become free agents forging our own "portfolio career," as writers and actors have always done. We ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes


    RELIABLE & DEPENDABLE LABORERS needed for Main Cable Installation. Must speak Spanish & have valid Driver's License. All qualified Applicants Please Contact 717-6749
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. Dependable, LLC Launches New Website

    In celebration of over 60 years in business Dependable, LLC is introducing a new look and a new website. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "Not at all. Those guys are very dependable. Brett's been in the league a long time, Adrian a few years," Winfield said. "We know what he brings to the table. We know he's a hard worker. We're not worried about that."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Antoine Winfield Source: Viking Update (subscription)

  2. "With so many families looking for work, it is time the Obama administration stop spreading their phony 'saved or created' talking points and start creating the dependable jobs America needs," Republican National Committee Chairman Michael...
    on Nov 6, 2009 By: Michael Steele Source: CBS News

  3. "Richard is good to have around the place and he's very positive," Adams said. "Every time we've used him over the last couple of years he's come in and done a job for you. He's ever-dependable and so valuable for a squad, a club and a...
    on Jan 6, 2009 By: Pompey Source: Independent

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