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Princeton's WordNet

  1. credible, believableadjective

    capable of being believed

    "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"


  1. believableadjective

    Capable of being believed; credible.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Believableadjective

    Credible; that which may be credited or believed.

    Etymology: from believe.


  1. believable

    Believable refers to something or someone that appears truthful, credible, or convincing. It pertains to ideas, statements, or narratives that one can accept as true or probable, typically because they are supported by evidence or logic, or fit with one's existing knowledge or expectations. This term can also refer to characters or situations in media or literature that are realistic or convincingly portrayed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Believableadjective

    capable of being believed; credible

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of believable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of believable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of believable in a Sentence

  1. Attorney Andrew Stoltmann:

    It simply isn't believable that she will now aggressively seek to regulate the securities industry should she become president.

  2. Edward R. Murrow:

    To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.

  3. Donald Trump:

    He's one of the highest quality people. President Donald Trump know when he said that really he was focused on trying to be number one in his class at Yale, to me that was so believable. I understand college very well, I understand being number one in President Donald Trump class and I understand a lot of things. When he said that, I understood exactly what -- he was so truthful, and I thought that came out.

  4. Richard Shelby:

    I think the women are believable.

  5. Sanjeev Nanda:

    A thing that is pleasant to a tramp is often believable to a caveman.

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