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Definition of plausable

"plausable" is probably misspelled. Trying plausible instead Definition of plausible

1. plausible [ a ] apparently reasonable and valid

Used in print:

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

His religious_beliefs provide him with plausible explanations for many conditions which cause him great concern , and his religious faith makes possible fortitude , equanimity , and consolation , enabling him to endure colossal misfortune , fear , frustration , uncertainty , suffering , evil , and danger .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

He explained his errand , but without bothering much to make it plausible , for he felt something well_up in him which was the reason why he had fled the army .

Synonyms plausible Related Terms implausible arguable glib credible

2. plausible [ a ] within the realm of credibility
Examples: "not a very likely excuse" "a plausible story"

Synonyms plausible likely Related Terms credible

3. plausible [ a ] likely but not certain to be or become true or real
Examples: "a likely result" "he foresaw a probable loss"

Synonyms probable likely plausible Related Terms improbable presumed verisimilar presumptive equiprobable

4. plausible [ a ] appearing to merit belief or acceptance
Examples: "a credible witness" "a plausible story"

Synonyms plausible credible Related Terms convincing

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