that may be relied on or trusted; dependable in achievement, accuracy, honesty, etc.:
able to be trusted; predictable or dependable
noun 1. confident or trustful dependence. 2. confidence. 3. something or someone relied on. noun 1. dependence, confidence, or trust 2. something or someone upon which one relies
adjective 1. having or showing dependence: reliant on money from home. 2. confident; trustful.
noun 1. a surviving memorial of something past. 2. an object having interest by reason of its age or its association with the past: a museum of historic relics. 3. a surviving trace of something: a custom that is a relic of paganism. 4. relics. remaining parts or fragments. the remains of a deceased person. […]
noun, Linguistics. 1. (in dialect geography) an area isolated from the influences of any focal area and preserving older linguistic forms that have been lost in other regions.