credible definition

  • adjective:
    • Capable of being thought; plausible. See Synonyms at plausible.
    • worth self-confidence; reliable.
    • becoming of enough army capacity to deter an attack or execute a surgical procedure successfully: credible army power.
    • believable or possible
    • authentic or persuading
    • Capable of being paid or believed; worth belief; entitled to self-confidence; honest.
    • (a typical but wrong consumption in which `credulous' would-be proper) credulous
    • appearing to quality belief or acceptance
    • effective at being believed
  • others:
    • Worthy of credit or belief, considering understood or obvious veracity, integrity, or competence: applied to persons.
    • with the capacity of becoming paid or believed, because involving no contradiction, absurdity, or impossibility; believable: placed on things.
    • A witness not disqualified nor impeached as unworthy of credit: since, the actual fact ended up being founded on the trial by the testimony of a number of credible witnesses.

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