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Synonyms for credibleˈkrɛd ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. credible, believable(adj)

    capable of being believed

    "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"

    believable, credible

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. credible(a.)

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

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