Definitions for believe

Definitions for (verb) believe

Main entry: believe

Definition: accept as true; take to be true

Usage: I believed his report; We didn't believe his stories from the War; She believes in spirits

Main entry: believe

Definition: credit with veracity

Usage: You cannot believe this man; Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?

Main entry: believe

Definition: follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer

Usage: When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too

Main entry: think, believe, conceive, consider

Definition: judge or regard; look upon; judge

Usage: 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

Main entry: trust, believe

Definition: be confident about something

Usage: I believe that he will come back from the war

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