believe in

Definition of believe in

1 :to have faith or confidence in the existence of (something)
  • Do you believe in ghosts?
2 :to have trust in the goodness or value of (something)
  • She believes in (the value of) regular exercise.
  • I believe in working hard to achieve success.
  • She doesn't believe in using pesticides.
3 :to have trust in the goodness or ability of (someone)
  • Despite his problems, his parents still believe in him.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : to have a firm or wholehearted religious conviction or persuasion : to regard the existence of God as a fact

  2. : to accept something as true, genuine, or real

  3. : to have a firm conviction as to the goodness, efficacy, or ability of something


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