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Synonyms for plausible
ˈplɔ zə bəlplau·si·ble

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  1. plausible

    specious, superficial, passable, unctuous, fair-spoken, pretentious, ostensible, right, apparently, colorable, feasible

    genuine, sterling, transparent, unmistakable, profound

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plausibleadjective

    apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful

    "a plausible excuse"

    sincere, unbelievable, improbable, unconvincing, implausible, unlikely

  2. plausibleadjective

    given to or characterized by presenting specious arguments

    "a plausible liar"

    unlikely, sincere, implausible, unbelievable, unconvincing, improbable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plausibleadjective

    specious, colorable, seemingly fair

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plausibleadjective

    specious, glib, fluent, oily, smooth-tongued


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  1. New York:

    So, not testing -- I mean, if you have been in contact with somebody for a few minutes, that's okay. But if you have been in contact for 50 minutes and that people doesn't have a mask, I think you need to be tested regardless if you have symptoms or not. We know especially young people going into White House and then transmit inside the household. So, the guidelines baffle me and I really don't understand them. the only plausible rationale is they want fewer people taking tests because, as the president has said, if we don't take tests Del Rio won't know that people are Covid positive and the number of Covid positive people will come down.

  2. Victoria Crandall:

    Chocolate companies (in North America and Europe) are more likely to increase retail prices and shrink sizes of chocolate bars, which has been the trend for the last year, however, in emerging markets where regulation is less robust and consumers are more price sensitive, like in Asia, this (using cheaper alternatives) could be a plausible option.

  3. Leslie Miklosy:

    I never met a plausible excuse I didn't like.

  4. Linda Coberly:

    There's a plausible argument that no, it couldn't stop that, because under Article V, the amendment becomes effective as soon as the 38th state ratifies, but there's no question that this deadline exists; it's out there. And the best thing to do, the easiest thing to do, the clearest thing to do, is just get rid of it. Then there would be no barrier.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    Criticism is prejudice made plausible.

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  • plausibleCatalan, Valencian
  • uvěřitelný, hodnověrný, ocenitelný, přijatelný, věrohodnýCzech
  • plausibel, glaubhaftGerman
  • probable, plausibleSpanish
  • tõenäoline, mõistlik, usutav, vastuvõetavEstonian
  • محتملPersian
  • uskottavaFinnish
  • so-chredjallaghManx
  • मुमकिन, प्रशंसनीयHindi
  • もっともらしいですJapanese
  • iespējams, ticamsLatvian
  • aannemelijk, aanneembaarDutch
  • plausívelPortuguese
  • plauzibilRomanian
  • похожий на правду, состоятельный, приемлемый, достойный похвалы, аргументированный, правдоподобный, вероятныйRussian
  • prihvatljiv, moguć, plauzibilan, vjerojatan, verovatanSerbo-Croatian
  • rimlig, plausibelSwedish

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