credible evidence

credible evidence
n.
Evidence that is likely to be true because it is natural and probable in light of other circumstances already known.

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  • credible — I adjective assured, believable, commanding belief, commanding confidence, convincing, credibilis, creditworthy, dependable, deserving belief, deserving of confidence, faithful, faithworthy, frank, honest, incorruptible, indisputable, indubitable …   Law dictionary

  • credible / creditable —    Credible means believable or reliable : There is no credible evidence that it was I who broke the lamp.    Creditable means worthy of praise or respect : Although Rhoda Book s new novel is not an outstanding piece of literature, it is a… …   Confused words

  • credible / creditable —    Credible means believable or reliable : There is no credible evidence that it was I who broke the lamp.    Creditable means worthy of praise or respect : Although Rhoda Book s new novel is not an outstanding piece of literature, it is a… …   Confused words

  • credible — 01. The lawyer for the defense claimed the witness was not [credible], and as such, should not be believed. 02. More than 150 [credible] witnesses, including several scientists, have told the authorities that they saw a missile destroy TWA Flight …   Grammatical examples in English

  • evidence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abundant, ample, considerable, extensive, plentiful, significant, substantial, sufficient, widespread ▪ There i …   Collocations dictionary

  • credible — Worthy of belief; entitled to credit. See competency character reputation @ credible evidence Evidence to be worthy of credit must not only proceed from a credible source but must, in addition, be credible in itself, by which is meant that it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • credible — Worthy of belief; entitled to credit. See competency character reputation @ credible evidence Evidence to be worthy of credit must not only proceed from a credible source but must, in addition, be credible in itself, by which is meant that it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • credible — cred|i|ble [ kredıbl ] adjective * 1. ) able to be believed or trusted: Boone was not a credible witness. There was no credible evidence against him. 2. ) considered as likely to happen or be successful: a credible challenger/opponent/candidate ╾ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • credible */ — UK [ˈkredəb(ə)l] / US [ˈkredɪb(ə)l] adjective 1) able to be believed or trusted There was no credible evidence against him. Boone was not a credible witness. 2) considered as likely to happen or be successful a credible… …   English dictionary

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