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reliability

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

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

RELATED WORDS

honesty, loyalty, safety, authenticity, soundness, security, accuracy, trustworthiness, constancy, fidelity, steadfastness, faithfulness

Nearby words

relevance, relevant, releve, relevé, relexify, reliability, reliable, reliance, reliant, reliantly, relic
Sometimes re·li·a·ble·ness.

Origin of reliability

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


n.

1816, from reliable + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper