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TRUSTWORTHY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does trustworthy mean? 

TRUSTWORTHY (adjective)
  The adjective TRUSTWORTHY has 2 senses:

1. worthy of trust or belief
2. taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations

  Familiarity information: TRUSTWORTHY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRUSTWORTHY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Worthy of trust or belief

Synonyms:

trustworthy; trusty

Context examples:

a trustworthy report / an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion

Similar:

fiducial (based on trust)

dependable; honest; reliable; true (worthy of being depended on)

creditworthy; responsible (having an acceptable credit rating)

authentic; reliable (conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief)

sure; trusted ((of persons) worthy of trust or confidence)

Also:

responsible (worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable)

honest; honorable (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent)

faithful (steadfast in affection or allegiance)

dependable; reliable (worthy of reliance or trust)

Antonym:

untrustworthy (not worthy of trust or belief)


Sense 2trustworthy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations

Context example:

trustworthy public servants

Similar:

responsible (worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable)


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