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credible

cred·i·ble

credible

 
 
pronunciation:
kre dih bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: believable or plausible.
The teacher allowed him to make up the exam because she thought his excuse was credible.
synonyms:
believable, dependable, plausible, reliable, truthful
antonyms:
implausible, incredible, tall, unbelievable
similar words:
acceptable, believable, conceivable, creditable, imaginable, likely, possible, specious, tenable
definition 2: deserving of belief; trustworthy.
Because he had been drinking at the time of the incident, he was not considered a credible witness.
synonyms:
dependable, honorable, reliable, trustworthy
similar words:
acceptable, admirable, believable, estimable, faithful, honest, scrupulous, sincere, truthful, veracious
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derivation: credibility (n.)
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