reliability

[ ri-lahy-uh-bil-i-tee ]
/ rɪˌlaɪ əˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

the ability to be relied on or depended on, as for accuracy, honesty, or achievement.

Nearby words

  1. relevance,
  2. relevant,
  3. releve,
  4. relevé,
  5. relexify,
  6. reliable,
  7. reliance,
  8. reliant,
  9. reliantly,
  10. relic

Sometimes re·li·a·ble·ness.

Origin of reliability


Related formsnon·re·li·a·bil·i·ty, noun

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Word Origin and History for reliability

reliability

n.

1816, from reliable + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper