plausible - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈplɔːzəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    likely to be true

    A bomb was the only plausible explanation for the crash.

    The story was plausible but that didn’t necessarily mean it was true.

  2. 2
    someone who is plausible seems to be honest and sincere, even though they may not be

derived words

plausibility

 

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/ˌplɔːzəˈbɪləti/
noun [uncountable]

plausibly

adverb