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be·lieve

believe

 
 
pronunciation:
b liv
phrases:
believe in
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part of speech: verb
inflections: believes, believing, believed
definition 1: to accept as honest or true.
Can you believe his crazy story?
synonyms:
buy, credit, trust
antonyms:
discount, doubt
similar words:
accept, acknowledge, assume, put stock in, recognize, swallow
definition 2: to have some confidence in; suppose.
I believe they will arrive before noon.
synonyms:
guess, suppose, suspect, think, trust
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
figure, hold, imagine, know, maintain, presume
phrase: believe in
derivations: believable (adj.), believing (adj.), believably (adv.), believer (n.)
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