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Able to be believed; convincing,
  1. Able to be believed; convincing
    • - few people found his story credible
    • - a credible witness
  2. Capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful
    • - a credible threat

  1. capable of being believed; "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"
  2. (a common but incorrect usage where `credulous' would be appropriate) credulous; "she was not the...credible fool he expected"
  3. appearing to merit belief or acceptance; "a credible witness"
  4. (credibleness) credibility: the quality of being believable or trustworthy
  5. (credibly) easy to believe on the basis of available evidence; "he talked plausibly before the committee"; "he will probably win the election"
  6. Credibility refers to the objective and subjective components of the believability of a source or message.
  7. believable or plausible; authentic or convincing
  8. (credibility) reputation impacting one's ability to be believed; Whether or not a witness is being truthful
  9. (credibility) Refers to the ability to demonstrate that the research was designed in a manner which accurately identified and described the phenomenon to be investigated. It calls for a detailed specification of the methods used and the justification for their use. ...
  10. (CREDIBILITY) We will not associate ourselves with products and services that we cannot believe in and use with pride and integrity.
  11. (CREDIBILITY) Anything you do that increases the feeling of legitimacy and overall trustworthiness in your prospect. With so many companies promising the moon and then under-delivering (or sometimes outright lying), prospects have become increasingly skeptical of advertising. ...
  12. (Credibility) An actuarial concept used in experience rated group insurance. The more reliable an employer's loss data, the more its peculiar results are reflected in its premium calculations.
  13. (Credibility) As a freely distributed newspaper, we rely on our reputation to earn and maintain respect from our readership. If we violate that trust, we will lose readers and, in turn, our relevance. This Code of Ethics is designed to set standards for all staff members of the Daily Trojan.
  14. (Credibility) Believability of a writer or publication. A reader’s trust in a writer or publication.
  15. (Credibility) Believability. The major legal application of the term credibility relates to the testimony of a witness or party during a trial. Testimony must be both competent and credible if it is to be accepted by the trier of fact as proof of an issue being litigated.
  16. (Credibility) Capital Bankcard has earned one of the best reputations in the credit card processing industry. No other company can boast of a higher customer satisfaction or retention. ...
  17. (Credibility) How reliable is the information? Can you find the same information in another source? Can you trust the author based on their background, education, publications and point of view? Information found on the free web may need to be checked against another source.
  18. (Credibility) It is concerned with whether the knowledge assembled in the assessment is believed to be valid. An assessment gains credibility and authority by virtue of its information, methods and procedures. Source: Marine AoA
  19. (Credibility) Speaker's believability, based on the audience's evaluation of the speaker's competence, experience, character, and charisma. [SB]
  20. (Credibility) The amount of believability attached to a particular journalist or television news channel. The credibility is often a result of past reporting and whether the facts were correct or not.
  21. (Credibility) The condition of being believed. Particularly relevant when a government or central bank tries to influence an economic variable, such as the exchange rate or the rate of inflation, since belief that it will fail induces market responses that hasten that failure.
  22. (Credibility) The size of the group and/or the length of time it has been insured with the carrier will determine the degree of weighting which is given to the group’s own claims experience. This is referred to as the degree of credibility. ...
  23. (Credibility) The trustworthiness of both the steps taken in qualitative data analysis and the conclusions reached.
  24. (Credibility) This is undoubtedly the most stressful hurdle for many applicants. Credibility is not only ubique to all parts of the application, but also takes a number of external factors into account. ...
  25. (Credibility) To many consumers if you do not have a website of some kind you have decreased your credibility. Compare it to not having a phone 20 years ago.