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synonyms for dependable
- always there
- carrying the load
- good as one's word
- to be counted on
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How to use dependable in a sentence
Never, that is, until this fan-free denatured year, with one more of our dependable normal delights subtracted.Nothing can spoil the first day of spring training. (Though covid sure is giving it a shot.) | Thomas M. Boswell | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Calgary’s Jacob Markstrom is perhaps the only goaltender in the division who can be called a dependable starter this season.The NHL’s Canadian teams are scoring a lot. Like, a lot, a lot. | Neil Greenberg | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
They’re not as reliant on Irving being dependable and engaged.The Nets got better with the James Harden trade. How much better is up to Kyrie Irving. | Jerry Brewer | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Wired might be dependable, but it’s not always as convenient as wireless.Best computer speakers: Make music, video chats, and more a whole lot clearer | Jeremy Helligar | January 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
Second, as Grantham writes, “The single most dependable feature of the late stages of the great bubbles of history has been really crazy investor behavior, especially on the part of individuals.”Investing legends Carl Icahn and Jeremy Grantham see a stock market bubble | Shawn Tully | January 8, 2021 | Fortune
Palmer turned out to be so dependable in his public appearances that Jockey was shocked.
They had a very South American mentality where you had to have a very dependable job—a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer.Feeding Diddy’s Art Addiction: How Maria Brito Buys Art for Celebrites | Justin Jones | July 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Most have little opportunity to reclaim a life of solid, dependable work.Pity the Coal Miners: A Greener Environment’s Biggest Losers | Stuart Stevens | June 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The dependable Air Service Act now moves to the House of Representatives, where it is expected to be taken up as soon as Friday.
In this unwelcome role, a patient may come to rely on his one dependable anchor—a familiar place to recuperate.Hurricane Sandy Disconnects Evacuated Patients From Comfort of Predictability | Kent Sepkowitz | November 2, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
All at once Sara Lee saw the little parlor at home, and Harvey, gentle, rather stolid and dependable.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
It had been done at twilight with striking boldness, and no dependable trace of the kidnappers had been found.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
His knowledge of villages and rancheros was more dependable than that of the vaqueros; he would know the names of safe men.The Treasure Trail | Marah Ellis Ryan
He paused as his mind evidently went searching among his men for one dependable.The Treasure Trail | Marah Ellis Ryan
Uncle Dan'l was a favorite, too-kind-hearted and dependable, while his occasional lockjaw gave him an unusual distinction.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
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