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believe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of believe

  1. 1 to regard as right or true only the most naive car buyer would have believed the salesman's claim that the dealership was actually losing money on the deal Synonyms of believe accept, buy, credit, swallow, take, trust Words Related to believe account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, infer Phrases set store by (or on) Near Antonyms of believe distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, dispute Antonyms of believe disbelieve, discredit, reject

  2. 2 to have as an opinion despite the horrors she witnessed and endured, Anne Frank steadfastly believed that “people are really good at heart” Synonyms of believe allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, think Words Related to believe regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, infer Near Antonyms of believe distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject



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