Definition of plausibly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈplɔːzəbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplɔːzəbli//
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  1. 1in a way that seems reasonable and likely to be true He argued very plausibly that the claims were true. opposite implausibly
  2. 2(disapproving) in a way that sounds honest and sincere when actually trying to trick people The art of fiction is the art of lying plausibly.