Reliable vs Resilience - What's the difference?

reliable | resilience |


As nouns the difference between reliable and resilience

is that reliable is something or someone or dependable while resilience is resilience (the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune).

As an adjective reliable

is suitable]] or fit to be [[rely on|relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy.

reliable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Suitable]] or fit to be [[rely on, relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy
  • A reliable witness to the truth of the miracles. -- .
    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. --.
  • (signal processing, of a communication protocol) 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
  • Synonyms

    * secure * dependable

    Antonyms

    * unreliable

    Derived terms

    * reliableness * reliably * semireliable

    See also

    * (Reliability)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something or someone or dependable
  • the old reliables

    resilience

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia resilience)
  • The mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.
  • The physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity.
  • The positive ability of a system or company to adapt itself to the consequences of a catastrophic failure caused by power outage, a fire, a bomb or similar (particularly IT systems, archives).