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credible (adjective), more credible, most credible
1. Capable of being believed: At first, Jeremy seemed to be telling a credible story.
2. Worthy of belief or confidence; reasonable to trust: Someone is credible when he or she can be easily trusted.

The officials say that they have credible information about where the lost group of hikers may be located.

This entry is located in the following units: cred-, credit-, creed- (page 2) -ible (page 1)
credible, creditable, credulity, credulous
credible (KRED uh buhl) (adjective)
Believable, capable of being believed, or worthy of confidence; reliable: During the trial, Eloise was presented as a credible witness for the defense.
creditable (KRED i tuh buhl) (adjective)
Worthy of credit or praise for doing something: Winning the spelling match was the result of the creditable performance by all of the students.
credulity (kri DOO li tee) (noun)
A tendency to believe too readily: The police captain questioned the credulity of the new officer during the investigation of the crime.
credulous (KREJ oo luhs) (adjective)
Inclined to believe almost anything; gullible; naive: The credulous behavior of the young man who had just moved to the city suggested that he was naive.

With the appearance of credulous behavior, Miranda told a credible story of the school competition during which the students gave a creditable performance of a mystery play which stretched the credulity of the audience.