belive

adverb

be·​live bi-ˈlīv How to pronounce belive (audio)
Scotland
: in due time : by and by

Word History

Etymology

Middle English bilive vigorously, from by + live, dative of lif life

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of belive was in 1594

Cite this Entry

“Belive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belive. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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