would have one believe

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of would have one believe

:want/expect someone to believe (something)
  • They would have us believe that all these problems can be fixed by raising taxes.

Word by Word Definitions

would play
  1. : past tense of will

  2. : wished, desired

  3. : wish for : want

believe play
  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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