Reliable vs Verifiable - What's the difference?

reliable | verifiable |


As adjectives the difference between reliable and verifiable

is that reliable is suitable]] or fit to be [[rely on|relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy while verifiable is verifiable (able to be verified or confirmed).

As a noun reliable

is something or someone or dependable.

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

    verifiable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be verified or confirmed.
  • Do you have verifiable evidence to support that claim?
  • Able to be qualified by a Boolean expression.
  • Antonyms

    * falsifiable