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Respectable vs. Reliable

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Respectableadjective

Deserving respect.

‘His accomplishments, morals, loyalty, and stature make him a respectable person.’;

Reliableadjective

Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy

Respectableadjective

Decent; satisfactory.

‘Turn up to the interview wearing something respectable.’; ‘She plays a respectable game of chess.’; ‘He got a respectable B+ on his last exam.’;

Reliableadjective

Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't

Respectableadjective

Moderately well-to-do.

Reliablenoun

Something or someone reliable or dependable

‘the old reliables’;

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Respectableadjective

Worthy of respect; fitted to awaken esteem; deserving regard; hence, of good repute; not mean; as, a respectable citizen.

‘No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected, without being truly respectable.’;

Reliableadjective

Suitable or fit to be relied on; worthy of dependance or reliance; trustworthy.

‘The best means, and most reliable pledge, of a higher object.’; ‘According to General Livingston's humorous account, his own village of Elizabethtown was not much more reliable, being peopled in those agitated times by "unknown, unrecommended strangers, guilty-looking Tories, and very knavish Whigs."’;

Respectableadjective

Moderate in degree of excellence or in number; as, a respectable performance; a respectable audience.

Reliableadjective

worthy of reliance or trust;

‘a reliable source of information’; ‘a dependable worker’;

Respectableadjective

worthy of respect;

‘a respectable woman’;

Reliableadjective

conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief;

‘an authentic account by an eyewitness’; ‘reliable information’;

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Respectableadjective

deserving of esteem and respect;

‘all respectable companies give guarantees’; ‘ruined the family's good name’;

Reliableadjective

worthy of being depended on;

‘a dependable worker’; ‘an honest working stiff’; ‘a reliable source of information’; ‘he was true to his word’; ‘I would be true for there are those who trust me’;

Respectableadjective

large in amount or extent or degree;

‘it cost a considerable amount’; ‘a goodly amount’; ‘received a hefty bonus’; ‘a respectable sum’; ‘a tidy sum of money’; ‘a sizable fortune’;

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