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Overview of verb believe

The verb believe has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (118) believe

(accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits")

2. (72) think, believe, consider, conceive

(judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior")

3. (37) believe, trust

(be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war")

4. (10) believe

(follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too")

5. (2) believe

(credit with veracity; "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?")

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