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Synonyms for believe
bɪˈlivbe·lieve

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. believeverb

    Synonyms:
    confide in, depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon, trust

    Antonyms:
    distrust, doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise, suspect

Princeton's WordNet

  1. believeverb

    accept as true; take to be true

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

    Synonyms:
    consider, trust, conceive, think

    Antonyms:
    discredit, disbelieve

  2. think, believe, consider, conceiveverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    cerebrate, conceptualize, suppose, mean, reckon, debate, trust, weigh, view, conceptualise, deliberate, take, study, call up, see, guess, deal, moot, think, intend, opine, recollect, imagine, count, recall, turn over, call back, regard, gestate, consider, remember, cogitate, retrieve, conceive, look at

    Antonyms:
    discredit, disbelieve

  3. believe, trustverb

    be confident about something

    "I believe that he will come back from the war"

    Synonyms:
    rely, desire, hope, commit, confide, intrust, bank, conceive, trust, consider, think, swear, entrust

    Antonyms:
    disbelieve, discredit

  4. believeverb

    follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer

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

    Synonyms:
    consider, trust, conceive, think

    Antonyms:
    disbelieve, discredit

  5. believeverb

    credit with veracity

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

    Synonyms:
    consider, trust, conceive, think

    Antonyms:
    disbelieve, discredit

Editors Contribution

  1. devocalize

    accept as true;take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war"

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  
  2. faring

    Submitted by anonymous on July 12, 2020  
  3. intercity

    accept as true ; take to be true

    we didn't believe his stories from the war

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  
  4. primary source

    accept as true; take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war"

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  
  5. risks

    accept as a true take to be a true

    we didn't believe his information

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  
  6. skype

    accept as true; take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war"

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  
  7. smicker

    accept as true; take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war"

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  
  8. trust

    accept as something right

    i trust you a lot

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  
  9. trust

    accept as true ;take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  
  10. trust

    accept as true take to be true

    we didn't believe his stories

    Submitted by iturboi69 on October 30, 2020  
  11. trust

    accept as true, take to be true

    we didn' t believe his stories from the war

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020  
  12. trust

    accept as true; take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war"

    Submitted by anonymous on February 24, 2020  
  13. trust

    accept as true;take to be true

    ''we didn't believe his stories from the war''

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  
  14. trustnoun

    be true

    stories from the war

    Submitted by Judithbirch636 on October 25, 2022  
  15. trust

    i need reliable safe and more then one web site asap

    i got a lot of work to do to start making money

    Submitted by topeshelf on May 8, 2020  
  16. trust

    take to be true

    we didn't believe there was a bear on the street.

    Submitted by anonymous on March 29, 2020  
  17. trust

    true

    stories from the war

    Submitted by Judithbirch636_1 on October 26, 2022  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "believe":

    think, feel, consider, view, believing, guess, trust, find, anser, opinion, suggest, imagine, notice, see

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How to use believe in a sentence?

  1. Rebekah Gregory:

    I don't believe that there will ever be justice brought to this, no mater if he does get the death penalty or he remains in prison for the rest of his life, i do believe, however, that he should be held accountable for his actions. And I'm very thankful for each of the jury members that are making him do that.

  2. World Athletics:

    Should we have the Games ? Yes, we should. Can we have them safely and secure ? I believe we can, i'm not cavalier about that. But I do think there are systems that are now tried and tested. We know so much more about these systems than we did a year ago.

  3. George W. Bush, Press Conference, White House, Tuesday, April 13, 2004:

    I believe that freedom is the deepest need of every human soul.

  4. Mary Chartier:

    I do believe that the government does not fully understand the religious practices of Dr. Attar and Dr. Attar's religion, and I think that's why we are in this courthouse today, and what we'll be fighting over for the next few months.

  5. Nina Taylor:

    They believe that will motivate them to work out or diet, however, what that can lead to is body dissatisfaction -- social comparison and a lot of concerns about body and weight. Those are all risk factors for eating disorder development.


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