plausible reason

plausible reason
вероятная причина

Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • plausible — plausible, credible, believable, colorable, specious are comparable when they mean capable of impressing the observer, auditor, or reader as truly or genuinely possessing the quality or character that is set forth or claimed. A thing or sometimes …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • reason — I n. cause, justification 1) to cite, give a reason 2) a cogent, compelling, convincing, plausible, sound, strong, urgent reason 3) a logical; personal; underlying; valid reason 4) every reason; (a) sufficient reason 5) a reason against; behind;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • plausible — plausibility, plausibleness, n. plausibly, adv. /plaw zeuh beuhl/, adj. 1. having an appearance of truth or reason; seemingly worthy of approval or acceptance; credible; believable: a plausible excuse; a plausible plot. 2. well spoken and… …   Universalium

  • plausible — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem, sound ▪ make sth ▪ find sth, think sth ▪ He did not think it plausible that all the differences could be explained in this way …   Collocations dictionary

  • reason — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 cause/motive/justification; explanation of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ cogent, good, sound, strong ▪ compelling, convincing ▪ plausible …   Collocations dictionary

  • plausible — UK [ˈplɔːzəb(ə)l] / US [ˈplɔzəb(ə)l] adjective 1) likely to be true A bomb was the only plausible explanation for the crash. The story was plausible but that didn t necessarily mean it was true. 2) someone who is plausible seems to be honest and… …   English dictionary

  • reason — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sanity, intellect, common sense, judgment, explanation; ground, cause. See reasoning. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The power of reasoning] Syn. understanding, intelligence, mind, sanity; see acumen ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • plausible — plau•si•ble [[t]ˈplɔ zə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) having an appearance of truth or reason; credible; believable: a plausible excuse[/ex] 2) well spoken and apparently worthy of confidence: a plausible commentator[/ex] • Etymology: 1535–45; < L… …   From formal English to slang

  • plausible — /ˈplɔzəbəl / (say plawzuhbuhl) adjective 1. having an appearance of truth or reason; seemingly worthy of approval or acceptance: a plausible story. 2. fair spoken and apparently worthy of confidence: a plausible adventurer. {Latin plausibilis}… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • it stands to reason — it is logical, it makes sense, it it is plausible, it is conceivable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dialogue (fiction) — Dialogue in fiction is a verbal exchange between two or more characters. If there is only one character, who is talking to himself in his mind, it is known as interior monologue.Purpose of dialogueDialogue in a piece of writing such as a short… …   Wikipedia


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