you/you'd better believe it

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of you/you'd better believe it

used to indicate that the speaker emphatically agrees with a statement or sentiment
  • "Do you think they can win?" "You/You'd better believe it!"

Word by Word Definitions

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

you'd play
  1. : you had : you would

better play
  1. : comparative of good

  2. : greater than half

  3. : improved in health or mental attitude

  1. : to make better (see 1better): such as

  2. : to make more tolerable or acceptable

  3. : to make more complete or perfect

  1. : comparative of well

  2. : in a more excellent manner

  3. : to greater advantage : preferably

  1. : something better (see 1better)

  2. : a superior especially in merit or rank

  3. : advantage, victory

  1. : had better (see 3better 1b)

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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