Translation of plausible in Spanish:


verosímil, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈplɔːzɪb(ə)l//ˈplɔzəb(ə)l/


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    (argument/story/excuse) verosímil
    it's perfectly plausible that … es perfectamente posible que …
    • Rough weather and running out of diesel are not very plausible reasons.
    • The only plausible reason appears to lie in the quantity of kebabs which are prepared here each day.
    • Martin had a way of making a very plausible argument for resettling the Karma circle back on it's axis.
    • A reasoning becomes plausible if it is logical and if there is empirical support.
    • They have plausible arguments to put forward, and these we must try to answer.
    • This is a fairly plausible rationalist explanation of how magic can work.
    • Each version of the letters gives plausible reasons as to why the sender wants the money holding in a British account.
    • If they are representative, the only plausible answer is to consider their supposed ideology.
    • In the present state of our knowledge delle Vida's argument is plausible but not decisive.
    • The chain comes to an end where neither your plausible responses nor mine change as the reasoning continues.
    • There is no definite answer, but if the question itself is analysed a plausible answer might be found.
    • Only the public service side has a plausible argument for public money.
    • Schopenhauer has a very clear and plausible answer: location in space and time.
    • There is a plausible argument for the respondent on the following lines.
    • The conclusion must be reached that it is bad management on your part unless there is some other more plausible reason.
    • These are all plausible objections to globalization as the defining element in contemporary order.
    • Kurt knew what the homework was, he just wanted a plausible reason to talk to Lester.
    • I can't imagine any plausible reason to think that the CIA had a hand in this, however indirectly.
    • There is no plausible reason and explanation why the amount should be increased.
    • Reddin makes a plausible argument that they were also the beginning of Wild West shows.
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    (salesman/liar) convincente
    • The people involved in this scam are very plausible but they are not qualified tradesmen.
    • There is little on the military career that made him a plausible candidate for governor.
    • Charming and plausible though they are, they can only ever see us as resources to be used.
    • He may be the most plausible Minister, but he does not create policy; he creates a kind of fog.
    • In every case they are very plausible and gain the confidence of a trusting generation.
    • Of course, he's horribly plausible and a formidable election campaigner.
    • They had only got seconds to make up their mind because he was so plausible.
    • The Liberal Democrats might wake up, go out and at last find a plausible candidate for prime minister.
    • There's no plausible candidate out there that wouldn't be a massive improvement in almost every way.
    • However, there is another equally plausible candidate for the role of villain.