believable

adjective be·liev·able \ -ˈlē-və-bəl \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of believable

: capable of being believed especially as within the range of known possibility or probability

believability

play \-ˌlē-və-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

believably

play \-ˈlē-və-blē\ adverb

Examples of believable in a Sentence

  1. she had a believable excuse for missing the deadline

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First Known Use of believable

14th century


BELIEVABLE Defined for Kids

believable

adjective be·liev·able \ bə-ˈlē-və-bəl \

Definition of believable for Students

: possible to believe
  • a believable excuse


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