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Synonyms for belief
bɪˈlif

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. belief(noun)

    any cognitive content held as true

    Synonyms:
    impression, opinion, notion, feeling

    Antonyms:
    unbelief, disbelief

  2. impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion(noun)

    a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

    "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"

    Synonyms:
    persuasion, touch, public opinion, flavour, stamp, mental picture, imprint, smell, ruling, view, legal opinion, flavor, tactile sensation, whim, impression, touch sensation, thought, printing, effect, picture, opinion, sentiment, spirit, tactual sensation, tone, popular opinion, whimsy, feel, judgment, judgement, feeling, depression, notion, whimsey, vox populi, intuitive feeling, look

    Antonyms:
    disbelief, unbelief

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. belief

    Doctrine primarily signifies that which is taught; principle, the fundamental basis on which the teaching rests. A doctrine is reasoned out, and may be defended by reasoning; a dogma rests on authority, as of direct revelation, the decision of the church, etc. A doctrine or dogma is a statement of some one item of belief; a creed is a summary of doctrines or dogmas. Dogma has commonly, at the present day, an offensive signification, as of a belief arrogantly asserted. Tenet is simply that which is held, and is applied to a single item of belief; it is a neutral word, neither approving nor condemning; we speak of the doctrines of our own church; of the tenets of others. A precept relates not to belief, but to conduct. Compare FAITH; LAW.

    Synonyms:
    article of belief, article of faith, doctrine, dogma, precept, principle, teaching, tenet

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. belief

    Synonyms:
    assent, faith, trust, credence, avowal, assurance, admission, conviction, opinion, permission, creed, reliance, concession, confidence

    Antonyms:
    dissent, unbelief, distrust, denial, misgiving, disavowal, rejection, disbelief

Editors Contribution

  1. awareness

    because personal perception is relative therefore "belief "is the glue that makes knowingness stick with awareness.

    i may know without out a doubt but in fact the experience may be a shared one therefore without "belief" i may only know part not the whole of the shared experience.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. belief(n.)

    Synonyms:
    credence, credit, confidence, trust, reliance, persuasion, FAITH

  2. belief(n.)

    Synonyms:
    doctrine, tenet, dogma, opinion, creed, article of faith, profession of faith

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. belief(n)

    Synonyms:
    credence, persuasion, faith, conviction, assurance, confidence, tenet, dogma, creed, opinion, doctrine, cult, view, principle, intuition, superstition, fanaticism

    Antonyms:
    doubt, disbelief, skepticism, misgiving, incredulity

    Associated words:
    credulous, incredulous, credulity, credibility, incredibility, gull, gullible, gullibility

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How to use belief in a sentence?

  1. Harmony Allen:

    This was not a case of he-said, she-said. There was hard evidence. There were witnesses, i fought so hard to get the justice to have him put away for what he did. To have that ripped away after finally getting it is so hurtful and crushing and it just questions my belief in the justice system.

  2. Thomas Wieser:

    It is my central belief that the negotiations with Greece can still be successfully completed, the clock is ticking. There won't be a new list in Riga, but over the course of May it must finally be reached.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.

  4. Anthony Trollope:

    And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning

  5. Darren Huston:

    We’d like to win not through constantly buying customers, but more creating experiences that customers want to have. That’s been the belief. I think that across the [Priceline] Group we believe in creating great products that people actually want to use and great customer experiences. That will, at the end of the day, carry the day. That’s a more valuable way to create a long term sustainable business than being in the market every year having to re-buy your customers.”


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