- The definition of reliable is dependable or capable of being trusted.
An example of reliable is a punctual mail carrier.
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- Capable of being relied on; dependable: a reliable assistant; a reliable car.
- Yielding the same or compatible results in different clinical experiments or statistical trials.
- re·liˌa·bilˈi·ty, re·liˈa·ble·ness noun
- re·liˈa·bly adverb