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ˈkrɛd ə bəlcred·i·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. credible, believableadjective

    capable of being believed

    "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"

  2. credibleadjective

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

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

  3. credibleadjective

    appearing to merit belief or acceptance

    "a credible witness"

Wiktionary

  1. credibleadjective

    believable or plausible

    Etymology: From credible, from credible, from credibilis, from credo; see credit.

  2. credibleadjective

    authentic or convincing

    Etymology: From credible, from credible, from credibilis, from credo; see credit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Credibleadjective

    capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy

    Etymology: [L. credibilis, fr. credere. See Creed.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of credible in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of credible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of credible in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pompeo:

    We have made zero concessions to Chairman Kim and have no intention to do so, our posture will not change until we see credible steps taken toward the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

  2. Bryan Singer:

    The last time I posted about this subject, Esquire magazine was preparing to publish an article written by a homophobic journalist who has a bizarre obsession with me dating back to 1997, after careful fact-checking and, in consideration of the lack of credible sources, Esquire chose not to publish this piece of vendetta journalism. That didn't stop this writer from selling it to The Atlantic. It's sad that The Atlantic would stoop to this low standard of journalistic integrity.

  3. Fotis Filippou:

    The conviction of six journalists on terrorism charges without a shred of credible evidence against them shows that the systematic attempt to silence the media in Turkey continues.

  4. State Antony Blinken:

    We assess that we still have a credible chance of reaching a deal that is in the best interest of America's security, as well as the security of our allies.

  5. Andrea Dworkin:

    Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.

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