Adjective "reliable" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted.
  1. 'It is difficult for producers to gain access to reliable price information.'
  2. 'In fact, when you look closely, the Net is not a very reliable source of information at all.'
  3. 'There is also need to help them begin investing in housing anew as it is a very reliable source of income.'
  4. 'We have a reliable supply of grains and very good quality water supply so we have something to work with.'
  5. 'Now the debate has shifted to what is the best and most reliable measure of our economic performance.'
  6. 'Transforming advertising into reliable information is probably impossible.'
  7. 'The foetuses proved to be a reliable source and the blood sugar level reduced.'
  8. 'If you get it pure from a reliable source, it gives you the energy to pursue a project to the very end and get it as right as it will ever get.'
  9. 'Health services are responsible for ensuring the information exists and is reliable and accessible.'
  10. 'However, I went further than this in seeking reliable information from victims.'


A reliable person or thing.
  1. 'They'll instantly transform your old reliables into new stunners.'
  2. 'What's new is the fact that a significant number of fish are willing, available and ready to react if any of these old reliables is properly deployed.'
  3. 'There's very little on the menu that will have you rushing home to experiment, but there are plenty of old reliables and comfort food.'


1. that may be relied on or trusted; dependable in achievement, accuracy, honesty, etc.: reliable information.

More examples(as adjective)

"places can be reliable for things."

"people can be reliable in transports."

"measures can be reliable at starts."

"weapons can be reliable without testings."

"tests can be reliable in studies."

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