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Able to be relied on as honest or truthful:‘leave a spare key with a trustworthy neighbour’
reliable, dependable, honest, full of integrity, worthy of trust, honourable, upright, principled, true, truthful, as good as one's word, ethical, virtuous, incorruptible, unimpeachable, above suspicionresponsible, sensible, level-headedloyal, faithful, true-blue, staunch, steadfast, trusty, constant, unswerving, unwaveringtried and trusted, tried and true, safe, secure, sound, guaranteed, unfailing, foolproof, never-failing, reputableon the level, sure-firestraight-upView synonyms
- ‘The officer said the defendant had expressed himself as somebody who was trustworthy, very reliable and keen.’
- ‘I think language is one of the many ways we learn to identify those who are trustworthy and loyal to us.’
- ‘The Siberian Husky loves children and its reliable temperament makes it trustworthy.’
- ‘He looks very professional and trustworthy, and I hope things work out for him.’
- ‘I would like to think they would say I am trustworthy, helpful and reliable.’
- ‘Do they have a trustworthy neighbour they can ring if they get into difficulties and a number to contact you at work?’
- ‘You prefer to describe yourself as dependable, honest, practical and trustworthy.’
- ‘He's very trustworthy, he's honest and he's much braver than I am, as a gamekeeper he has to be.’
- ‘He was honest and trustworthy and drove for a fixed fare set by the hotel.’
- ‘Once employed, I class myself as a trustworthy and reliable person, despite the fact I have a back problem.’
- ‘They know that they will have to vote for the most trustworthy person if they want to maximize their own interests.’
- ‘The impression that he gave me was that he was a very honest and trustworthy young man.’
- ‘The groups change every few sessions and they're very open and trustworthy.’
- ‘Both of them have shown a tendency to distort the truth, and so neither is trustworthy.’
- ‘Trust is in truth unlikely to be restored for so long as politicians try and prove that one side is more honest and trustworthy than the other.’
- ‘The first thing that he needed was a trustworthy driver, who could be relied on to stay sober.’
- ‘He is completely honest and trustworthy, and his record of service to his patients is second to none.’
- ‘A caring neighbour both honest and trustworthy, he loved the affairs of the day.’
- ‘By being honest and trustworthy, you are marketing yourself to prospective customers.’
- ‘As you will understand I am putting all my trust on your trustworthy and honest character.’
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