noun see believable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • believability — index credibility, probability Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • believability — 1865, from BELIEVABLE (Cf. believable) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • believability — noun the quality of being believable or trustworthy • Syn: ↑credibility, ↑credibleness • Ant: ↑incredibility (for: ↑credibility) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Believability — Believable Be*liev a*ble, a. Capable of being believed; credible. {Be*liev a*ble*ness}, n. {Be*liev a*bil i*ty}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • believability — See believable. * * * …   Universalium

  • believability — noun The state or quality of being believable. Syn: believableness, plausibility …   Wiktionary

  • believability — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Appearance of truth or authenticity: color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY …   English dictionary for students

  • believability — n. plausibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • believability — be·liev·a·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • believe — believability, believableness, n. believable, adj. believably, adv. believer, n. believingly, adv. /bi leev /, v., believed, believing. v.i. 1. to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without… …   Universalium

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