credible credible  /ˈkrɛ də bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of being believed
  2. (adj) (a common but incorrect usage where `credulous' would be appropriate) credulous
  3. (adj) appearing to merit belief or acceptance

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. There is substantial and credible information that President Clinton lied under oath to the grand jury about his sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
  2. We argue that while there may have been mistakes here and there, on the whole it was a credible and fair count.
  3. In fact, it struck us that the documents were all the more credible for their absence of sensational material.

News

  1. Justin Credible On How He Wound Up In WWE As Aldo Montoya, Discusses Triple H's Rise To Stardom

    Justin Credible joined Inside The Ropes last Thursday where he recalled his tenure with WWE in the mid-1990s. Highlights from the interview are as follows:
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Lords of Pain

  2. 'Credible threat' prompts move of NY HS graduation

    'Credible threat' prompts move of NY HS graduation PEEKSKILL, N.Y. (AP) — A high school graduation ceremony has been moved indoors because of a "credible threat" made on Facebook by a student, although the student has been arrested, officials said Friday. Peekskill High's June 23 graduation will be held at the Paramount Theater instead of the traditional location on a school field ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. 'Credible threat' prompts move of Peekskill HS graduation

    The graduation ceremony at a suburban New York high school has been moved indoors because of a "credible threat" made by a student, although the student has been arrested, officials said Friday.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: FOX 5 New York

Quotes

  1. "No appointment by this governor, under these circumstances, could produce a credible replacement," Durbin tells reporters.
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Dick Durbin Source: USA Today

  2. "I urged the government of Pakistan to stop such actions, to lift the state of emergency and release all political detainees. Emergency rule is not compatible with free, fair and credible elections, which require the active participation of...
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: John Negroponte Source: CNN

  3. "At the same time," he adds, "advanced countries must send a clear message that as their stimulus plans expire they will focus on getting their fiscal houses in order. This requires credible plans for fiscal consolidation to dispel the...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: CTV.ca

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