Origin of credible
Examples from the Web for credible
“I need [my team] to triangulate as many sources as possible and we then accept the most credible,” Francesco Motta said.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, it views comedian and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver as a credible threat to the Thai power structure.‘The Hunger Games’ Stars Silent on Thai Protesters|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Credible accounts, including one by The New York Times, point to divisions within ABM.
Comparatively, during those same years CBP flagged 21 percent of migrants from other countries for credible fear interviews.
But there is no credible data yet showing that the reach of ISIS messaging has diminished.
Is it credible that a Clarendon Press editor should be ignorant that ivydoctarum heder prmia frontiumis the emblem of the poet?Ephemera Critica|John Churton Collins
Is it credible that old Melchizedek knew nothing about the telephone, or the Roentgen ray, or the cholera bacillus?A Century of Science and Other Essays|John Fiske
We have seen that such a supposition, in the form in which he puts it, is without any credible foundation.The Position of Woman in Primitive Society|C. Gasquoine Hartley
There is a wild legend that one man in a severe fit of sea-sickness threw up his boots, but it is not credible.Nasby in Exile|David R. Locke
It was not credible that Electra, of all gracious beings, should sulk outside the general harmony.Rose MacLeod|Alice Brown
British Dictionary definitions for credible
Word Origin for credible
Word Origin and History for credible
"believable," late 14c., from Latin credibilis "worthy to be believed," from credere (see credo). Related: Credibly.