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1. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] accept as true; take to be true.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • infer
  • rely
  • accept
  • swallow
  • buy
  • believe in
  • swear
  • bank

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • disbelieve
  • reject
  • divide

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Believe

  • preconceive
  • misconceive
  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • conceive
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive
  • kleve
  • grieve

How do you pronounce believe?

Pronounce believe as bɪˈliv.

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How do you spell believe? Is it belive ?

A common misspelling of believe is belive

How to spell believe? Is it belive? Or beleive? Common misspellings are:

  • belive
  • beleive

Sentences with believe


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This generally means that you honestly believe the plan to be in the best interests of your children.

Quotes about believe


1. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

3. A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. make-believe

noun. the enactment of a pretense.

Synonyms

  • pretend
  • simulation
  • feigning
  • pretence
  • pretense

Antonyms

  • realistic
  • unreality
  • natural
  • sincere

3. make-believe

adjective. imagined as in a play.

Synonyms

  • pretend

Antonyms

  • forfeit
  • disclaim

4. make-believe

noun. imaginative intellectual play.

Synonyms

  • mental imagery
  • imaging
  • pretence
  • pretense
  • imagery

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality
  • material
  • substantial
  • factual

5. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] judge or regard; look upon; judge.

Synonyms

  • look on
  • rethink
  • regard
  • take to be
  • esteem
  • judge
  • view
  • think of
  • hold
  • feel
  • regard as
  • pass judgment
  • look upon
  • think
  • conceive
  • repute
  • consider
  • see
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] be confident about something.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer.

Antonyms

  • add

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] credit with veracity.

Antonyms

  • integrate

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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