- Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible: a plausible excuse.
- Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable; ready.
- Obtaining approbation; specifically pleasing; apparently right; specious; as, a plausible pretext; plausible manners; a plausible delusion.
- Using specious arguments or discourse; as, a plausible speaker.
- A possibility in reason or thought experiment, but which may as a matter of fact be true or false, the truth of which is yet unknown to the thinker.
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