disbelieve

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verb dis·be·lieve \-ˈlēv\

Definition of disbelieve

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to hold not worthy of belief :  not believe

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to withhold or reject belief

disbeliever

noun

Examples of disbelieve in a sentence

  1. Several jurors disbelieved the witness's testimony.

  2. many disbelieved the medium's claims that she could communicate with the spirits of the dead

Circa 1644

First Known Use of disbelieve

circa 1644


DISBELIEVE Defined for English Language Learners

disbelieve

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verb dis·be·lieve \-ˈlēv\

Definition of disbelieve for English Language Learners

  • : to not believe (someone or something)


DISBELIEVE Defined for Kids

disbelieve

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verb dis·be·lieve \ˌdis-bə-ˈlēv\

Definition of disbelieve for Students

disbelieved

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disbelieving

  1. :  to think not to be true or real The jury disbelieved the story.



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