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Synonyms for credible
ˈkrɛd ə bəlcred·i·ble

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. credible

    Apt implies a natural fitness or tendency; an impetuous person is apt to speak hastily. Liable refers to a contingency regarded as unfavorable; as, the ship was liable to founder at any moment. Likely refers to a contingent event regarded as very probable, and usually, tho not always, favorable; as, an industrious worker is likely to succeed. Credible signifies readily to be believed; as, a credible narrative; likely in such connection is used ironically to signify the reverse; as, a likely story! A thing is conceivable of which the mind can entertain the possibility; a thing is conjectural which is conjectured as possible or probable without other support than a conjecture, or tentative judgment; a thing is presumable which, from what is antecedently known, may betaken for granted in advance of proof. Reasonable in this connection signifies such as the reason can be satisfied with, independently of external grounds for belief or disbelief; as, that seems a reasonable supposition. Compare APPARENT.

    Synonyms:
    apt, conceivable, conjectural, liable, likely, presumable, probable, reasonable

    Antonyms:
    doubtful, dubious, improbable, incredible, questionable, unlikely, unreasonable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. credible

    Synonyms:
    probable, likely, trustworthy

    Antonyms:
    improbable, incredible, unlikely, untrustworthy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. credible, believableadjective

    capable of being believed

    "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"

    Synonyms:
    believable

    Antonyms:
    astounding, tall(a), flimsy, undreamt of, undreamed of, fabulous, incredulous, unimagined, dumbfounding, marvellous, unbelievable, unconvincing, dumfounding, undreamed, undreamt, incredible, marvelous, improbable

  2. credibleadjective

    (a common but incorrect usage where `credulous' would be appropriate) credulous

    "she was not the...credible fool he expected"

    Synonyms:
    believable

    Antonyms:
    undreamed of, improbable, undreamed, incredible, undreamt, flimsy, marvelous, incredulous, unimagined, dumbfounding, fabulous, dumfounding, unbelievable, astounding, undreamt of, marvellous, unconvincing, tall(a)

  3. credibleadjective

    appearing to merit belief or acceptance

    "a credible witness"

    Synonyms:
    believable

    Antonyms:
    undreamt, astounding, marvellous, improbable, incredulous, dumbfounding, unconvincing, marvelous, fabulous, unbelievable, unimagined, undreamed, undreamed of, tall(a), undreamt of, dumfounding, incredible, flimsy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. credibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    trustworthy, to be believed, worthy of belief, not improbable

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How to use credible in a sentence?

  1. Matteo Salvini:

    At a time when European Union institutions are fragile and changing significantly, Italy wants to be the first, most solid, valid, credible and coherent partner for the United States.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    We are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe, we know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland.

  3. Michael Zeldin:

    In some sense, Paul Manafort has already testified through the admission of Paul Manafort emails, as a prosecutor, you can say Gates was credible. He's not a saint, he's an admitted sinner, he's going to go to jail for his sins, but what he told you today is true. We know it's true because of all the other witnesses who we'll go through the testimony of, and all the documentary evidence which we'll go through, including emails from Mr. Paul Manafort, that corroborate Paul Manafort testimony.

  4. Rahul Rai:

    The most credible way for Maruti to show there is no tie-in would be by providing actual data on Maruti car buyers opting for insurers other than those recommended by it.

  5. Chief Executive Carsten Spohr:

    It makes our discussion in Europe more credible, openness and fairness need to be balanced to create a market environment that everyone can live with.


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