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Definition of "believable" []

  • Capable of eliciting belief or trust. See Synonyms at plausible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "believable" in a sentence
  • "Hobb excels at writing characters who change and grow in believable ways, and I think she's accomplished some good stuff here."
  • "But how believable is a guy whose revolution all but wiped out Cuba's tiny Jewish community of 15,000, and who spent the past 50 years supporting the terrorism of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, Syria, Libya and Iran?"
  • "To dedicate a lot of your creativity developing the social, economical, ehtical impact of a particular piece of technology, and make it believable, is really hard."