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Synonyms for believebɪˈliv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. believe(verb)

    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, conceive(verb)

    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, believe, turn over, call back, regard, gestate, consider, remember, cogitate, retrieve, conceive, look at

    Antonyms:
    discredit, disbelieve

  3. believe, trust(verb)

    be confident about something

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

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

    Antonyms:
    disbelieve, discredit

  4. believe(verb)

    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. believe(verb)

    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. believe(v)

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. primary source

    accept as true; take to be true

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. believe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    credit, give credit to, think to be true, give faith to, put faith in, rely upon, make no doubt of, put confidence in

  2. believe(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    exercise faith, have faith, have a firm persuasion

  3. believe(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    think, suppose, conceive, fancy, apprehend, imagine, OPINE, be of opinion, entertain the idea, take it

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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