lead to believe


: to be influenced to a certain belief because of something heard, seen, or read
We were led to believe it was true.

Examples of lead to believe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or at least, not in the way the viewers and the show's characters were lead to believe this entire time. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, 9 June 2021 We are lead to believe that Hanna has been trained by her father to protect herself so that she cannot be killed by Wiegler. Kyle Munkittrick, Discover Magazine, 14 Apr. 2011

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“Lead to believe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20to%20believe. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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