widely believed

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of widely believed

: according to most people's belief
  • She was widely believed to be guilty.

Word by Word Definitions

widely play
  1. : over or through a wide area

  2. : to a great extent

  3. : by or among a large well-dispersed group of people

believe play believed
  1. : to consider to be true or honest

  2. : to accept the word or evidence of

  3. : to hold as an opinion : suppose


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