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Definition of credible adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1that can be believed or trusted synonym convincing a credible explanation/witness It is just not credible that she would cheat.
  2. 2that can be accepted, because it seems possible that it could be successful synonym viable Community service is seen as the only credible alternative to imprisonment.
adverb We can credibly describe the band's latest album as their best yet.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: credible