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People or things you can rely on or trust - thesaurus

Synonyms

confidant

noun

someone who you trust and can discuss your secrets and private feelings with

right-hand man

noun

the person who you regularly depend on to help you

lifeline

noun

a person or thing that you depend on very much

mainstay

noun

the person or thing that something depends on most in order to continue or be successful

anchor

noun

someone or something that is strong and reliable, and so makes people feel safe and confident

crutch

noun

someone or something that you depend on for support or help, especially too much

a man/woman of /his/her word

a man or woman who does what he or she promises to do

trouper

noun

humorous someone who you can always depend on or who never complains

a tower of strength

someone you can depend on to work hard or to help in a difficult situation

a safe pair of hands

someone who you can trust to do something well and make no mistakes

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a good egg

a good or reliable person

someone’s people

the people who believe in or are loyal to someone such as a religious leader or king

straight arrow

noun

mainly Americaninformal someone who is reliable and good but may be rather boring

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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