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ˈkrɛd ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. credible, believable(adj)

    capable of being believed

    "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"


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

  2. credible(adj)

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

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


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

  3. credible(adj)

    appearing to merit belief or acceptance

    "a credible witness"


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

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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. credible

    probable, likely, trustworthy

    improbable, incredible, unlikely, untrustworthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. credible(a.)

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

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  1. Herbert Garcia:

    In order for a military coup to succeed, political coordination with a strong, credible and united opposition must exist. It doesn't.

  2. Nigel Farage:

    The consequences of me failing to secure a seat for myself in the [House of] Commons would be significant for both myself and the party, it is frankly just not credible for me to continue to lead the party without a Westminster seat ... If I fail to win South Thanet, it is curtains for me. I will have to step down.

  3. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    The United States ... encourages high-level visits from Burundi’s neighbors to Burundi to reiterate the importance of upholding the Arusha Agreement and ensuring the conditions necessary for free, fair, and credible elections.

  4. President Barack Obama:

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

  5. Jenny Fulton:

    It's a credible threat... but Sol Pais did not make it directly, there may be some connection to Columbine but it wasn't a specific directed threat towards Columbine.

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