as good as (one's) word

as good as (one's) word

Reliable; truthful. Said of one who typically follows through on one's promises. Tom is as good as his word—if he promised to help you move, then he'll be here.
See also: good, word
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as good as one's word

obedient to one's promise; dependable in keeping one's promises. He was as good as his word. He lent me the books as he said he would. She said she would babysit and she was as good as her word.
See also: good, word
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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