to regard as right or true <only the most naive car buyer would have believed the salesman's claim that the dealership was actually losing money on the deal>
Phrases set store by (or on)
to have as an opinion <despite the horrors she witnessed and endured, Anne Frank steadfastly believed that “people are really good at heart”> Synonyms allow [chiefly Southern & Midland]
, reckon [chiefly dialect]
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