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believe
WordNet 2.0
  • accept as true
  • take to be true
  • "I believed his report"
  • "We didn''t believe his stories from the War"
  • "She believes in spirits"
  • credit with veracity
  • "You cannot believe this man"
  • "Should we believe a publication like the National Inquirer?"
  • follow a credo
  • have a faith
  • be a believer
  • "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
  • judge or regard
  • look upon
  • judge
  • "I think he is very smart"
  • "I believe her to be very smart"
  • "I think that he is her boyfriend"
  • "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
  • be confident about something
  • "I believe that he will come back from the war"
believe
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. To exercise belief in; to credit upon the authority or testimony of another; to be persuaded of the truth of, upon evidence furnished by reasons, arguments, and deductions of the mind, or by circumstances other than personal knowledge; to regard or accept as true; to place confidence in; to think; to consider; as, to believe a person, a statement, or a doctrine.

    "Our conqueror (whom I now Of force believe almighty). Milton." --

    "King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets ? Acts xxvi. 27." --

    "Often followed by a dependent clause. I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. Acts viii. 37." --

    Syn. -- See Expect.

  • 1. To have a firm persuasion, esp. of the truths of religion; to have a persuasion approaching to certainty; to exercise belief or faith.

    "Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief. Mark ix. 24." --

    "With the heart man believeth unto righteousness. Rom. x. 10." --

    2. To think; to suppose.

    "I will not believe so meanly of you. Fielding." --

    To believe in
    (a) To believe that the subject of the thought (if a person or thing) exists, or (if an event) that it has occurred, or will occur; -- as, to believe in the resurrection of the dead. "She does not believe in Jupiter." J. H. Newman. (b) To believe that the character, abilities, and purposes of a person are worthy of entire confidence; -- especially that his promises are wholly trustworthy. "Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me." John xiv. 1. (c) To believe that the qualities or effects of an action or state are beneficial: as, to believe in sea bathing, or in abstinence from alcoholic beverages.

    To believe on
    to accept implicitly as an object of religious trust or obedience; to have faith in.

 

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