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believe

be·lieve

believe

 
pronunciation:
b liv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: believed, believes, believing
definition 1: to accept as honest or true.
Can you believe his crazy story?
synonyms:
trust
similar words:
accept, assume, recognize, swallow
definition 2: to think something and feel some confidence about it; suppose.
I believe they will arrive before noon.
synonyms:
suppose, suspect, think, trust
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
hold, imagine, know, maintain
definition 3: to have a strong belief in something that people cannot prove is true or not.
Many people believe in god.
derivations: believable (adj.), believing (adj.), believably (adv.), believer (n.)
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