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credible

[kred-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being believed; believable: a credible statement.
2.
worthy of belief or confidence; trustworthy: a credible witness.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin crēdibilis, equivalent to crēd(ere) to believe + -ibilis -ible

credibility, credibleness, noun
credibly, adverb
noncredible, adjective
noncredibleness, noun
noncredibly, adverb

1. credible, creditable ; 2. credible, credulous.


1. plausible, likely, reasonable, tenable.
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credible (ˈkrɛdɪbəl)
 
adj
1.  capable of being believed
2.  trustworthy or reliable: the latest claim is the only one to involve a credible witness
 
[C14: from Latin crēdibilis, from Latin crēdere to believe]
 
'credibleness
 
n
 
'credibly
 
adv

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credible
"believable," late 14c., from L. credibilis "worthy to be believed," from credere (see credit).
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