- Rare applauding or showing praise
- Obs. plausible
Origin of plausiveFrom Latin plaudere plaus- to applaud
(comparative more plausive, superlative most plausive)
- (rare) laudable
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Latin plaudere, plausum, to applaud.