believable


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be·liev·a·ble

 (bĭ-lē′və-bəl)
adj.
Capable of eliciting belief or trust. See Synonyms at plausible.

be·liev′a·bil′i·ty n.
be·liev′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.believable - capable of being believedbelievable - capable of being believed; "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"
plausible - apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful; "a plausible excuse"
thinkable - capable of being conceived or imagined or considered

believable

believable

adjective
Worthy of being believed:
Translations
قابِل للتَّصْديق
uvěřitelný
troværdig
uskottava
elhihetõ
trúanlegur
uveriteľný
inanılır

believable

[bɪˈliːvəbl] ADJcreíble, verosímil

believable

[bɪˈliːvəbəl] adjcroyable

believable

adjglaubhaft, glaubwürdig; hardly believablewenig glaubhaft

believable

[bɪˈliːvəbl] adjcredibile

believe

(biˈliːv) verb
1. to regard (something) as true. I believe his story.
2. to trust (a person), accepting what he says as true. I believe you.
3. to think (that). I believe he's ill.
beˈlievable adjective
beˈlief (-f) noun
1. faith or trust. I have no belief in his ability.
2. (often in plural) something believed. Christian beliefs.
beˈliever noun
a person who has (especially religious) beliefs. a true believer.
believe in
to accept the existence or recognize the value of (something). Do you believe in ghosts?; He believes in capital punishment.
References in classic literature ?
If Miss Cornelia had announced her intention of going out to the channel and drowning herself the thing might have been believable.
It was abhorrent, impossible, too grotesque to be believable.
Midsummer Night's Dream'; 'The Merchant of Venice,' where a story of tragic sternness is strikingly contrasted with the most poetical idealizing romance and yet is harmoniously blended into it; 'Much Ado About Nothing,' a magnificent example of high comedy of character and wit; 'As You Like It,' the supreme delightful achievement of Elizabethan and all English pastoral romance; and 'Twelfth Night,' where again charming romantic sentiment is made believable by combination with a story of comic realism.
Had the thing crawled upon the eyeball of the ape-man, it is believable that he could yet have remained wide-eyed and rigid; but it did not.
I'm often drawn to stories where an author convinces me of his or her expertise as it frequently translates to the writer's ability to give the reader a believable world to inhabit.
Grant coasts on his usual facial tics - doing that eyebrow thing in almost every scene - but is utterly believable as the jaded has-been now seeking solace in booze and younger women.
SIR - May I agree whole heartedly with Mr Clive Payne (Western Mail July 29), Caerphilly council are a disgrace, the evidence coming from Caerphilly, mostly from members of the public using the Freedom of Information Act, is appalling, the pitiable lack of any form of ability coming from Labour is all too easily believable, but still shameful.
As alternate history goes, this is a solid, vivid and believable saga that involves readers from beginning to end.
27 ( ANI ): People think out a wide variety of excuses for taking sick leaves, some are believable and some not so believable.
Combine instant money with an incomplete transition to adulthood, and add believable characters, get a subtle study into human nature.
Ostwald, Acting for Singers: Creating Believable Singing Characters.
The most believable source was the individual's "own insurance agent," as the independent agent was called in the survey, with a 36.