Trustworthy
Trustworthy Trust"wor`thy, a. Worthy of trust or confidence; trusty. -- {Trust"wor`thi*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • trustworthy — trust‧wor‧thy [ˈtrʌstˌwɜːDi ǁ ɜːr ] adjective a person or organization that is trustworthy can be trusted and depended upon: • The staff are honest, trustworthy, intensely loyal and hard working. trustworthiness noun [uncountable] : • The brand… …   Financial and business terms

  • trustworthy — trust·wor·thy adj: worthy of confidence; specif: being or deriving from a source worthy of belief or consideration for evidentiary purposes a trustworthy informant trust·wor·thi·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • trustworthy — 1808, from TRUST (Cf. trust) + WORTHY (Cf. worthy). Related: Trustworthiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • trustworthy — reliable, dependable, trusty, tried Analogous words: *safe, secure: veracious, truthful (see corresponding nouns at TRUTH): staunch, constant, steadfast, *faithful: honest, *upright, scrupulous Antonyms: deceitful: dubious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • trustworthy — / trusty [adj] reliable, believable accurate, always there*, authentic, authoritative, convincing, credible, dependable, ethical, exact, honest, honorable, kosher*, levelheaded, mature, on the level*, on up and up*, open, plausible, principled,… …   New thesaurus

  • trustworthy — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to be relied on as honest, truthful, or reliable. DERIVATIVES trustworthiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • trustworthy — [trust′wʉr΄thē] adj. trustworthier, trustworthiest worthy of trust; dependable; reliable SYN. RELIABLE trustworthily adv. trustworthiness n …   English World dictionary

  • trustworthy — adjective Date: 1714 worthy of confidence ; dependable < a trustworthy guide > < trustworthy information > • trustworthily adverb • trustworthiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trustworthy — [[t]trʌ̱stwɜː(r)ði[/t]] ADJ GRADED A trustworthy person is reliable, responsible, and can be trusted completely. He is a trustworthy and level headed leader. Derived words: trustworthiness N UNCOUNT He wrote a reference for him, describing his… …   English dictionary

  • trustworthy — trustworthily, adv. trustworthiness, n. /trust werr dhee/, adj. deserving of trust or confidence; dependable; reliable: The treasurer was not entirely trustworthy. [1800 10; TRUST + WORTHY] Syn. true, accurate, honest, faithful. See reliable. * * …   Universalium

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