Deserving applause or approval; meritorious; praiseworthy; commendable.
Seemingly worth acceptance or approval; apparently correct, meritorious, or worth confidence; having a specious or superficial look of truth or trustworthiness: as, a plausible reason; a plausible theory or doctrine.
Fair-spoken and apparently worthy of confidence; utilizing or presenting discourse or arguments that appear correct and worth acceptance: as, a plausible person.
Synonyms Colorable, Specious, etc. See ostensible.