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Credible vs. Creditable

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Credibleadjective

Believable or plausible.

Creditableadjective

Credible or believable.

Credibleadjective

Authentic or convincing.

Creditableadjective

That brings credit or honour; respectable.

Credibleadjective

Capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy.

‘Things are made credible either by the known condition and quality of the utterer or by the manifest likelihood of truth in themselves.’; ‘A very diligent and observing person, and likewise very sober and credible.’;

Creditableadjective

That can be assigned; assignable.

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Credibleadjective

capable of being believed;

‘completely credible testimony’; ‘credible information’;

Creditableadjective

Worthy of belief.

‘Divers creditable witnesses deposed.’;

Credibleadjective

a common but incorrect usage where `credulous' would be appropriate;

‘she was not the...credible fool he expected’;

Creditableadjective

Deserving or possessing reputation or esteem; reputable; estimable.

‘This gentleman was born of creditable parents.’;

Credibleadjective

appearing to merit belief or acceptance;

‘a credible witness’; ‘a plausible story’;

Creditableadjective

Bringing credit, reputation, or honor; honorable; as, such conduct is highly creditable to him.

‘He settled him in a good creditable way of living.’;

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Credibleadjective

able to be believed; convincing

‘a credible witness’; ‘few people found his story credible’;

Creditableadjective

worthy of often limited commendation;

‘the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable’;

Credibleadjective

capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful

‘a credible threat’;

Creditableadjective

(of a performance, effort, or action) deserving public acknowledgement and praise but not necessarily outstanding or successful

‘a very creditable 2–4 defeat’;

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