from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality, capability, or power to elicit belief: "America's credibility must not be squandered, especially by its leaders” ( Henry A. Kissinger).
- n. A capacity for belief: a story that strained our credibility.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. reputation impacting one's ability to be believed
- n. Whether or not a witness is being truthful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being credible; credibleness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The capability or condition of being credited or believed; that quality in a person or thing which renders him or it worthy of credence; credibleness; just claim to credit: as, the credibility of a witness; the credibility of a statement or a narrative.
- n. That which makes credible; evidence of truth; proof.
- n. Credence; credit; belief.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being believable or trustworthy
From the French crédibilité (Wiktionary)