Synonyms for ring true
- be acceptable
- be plausible
- be reasonable
- bear scrutiny
- carry weight
- hold up
- hold water
- pass muster
- stand up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RING TRUE
And somehow his wriggling did not ring true even in her simple ears.
There was something about the new deck hand that did not "ring true."
He had to admit to himself that such a theory did not ring true.
It was a nice-sounding letter, but it did not ring true, somehow.
There is a touchstone for all these things, and whatever does not ring true, doubt and avoid.
Even as she spoke, she knew that her words did not ring true.
It must be lyrical in length and spirit, and it must ring true.
I must say that all this does not ring true or match at all with the Norman character of that time.
I was even so unfair to her that I could not help thinking that she somehow did not ring true.
There are lots of stories, but none of them seem to ring true.