Another Word For Believe

Believe means to accept something as true or to have faith in the existence or truth of something. The term originates from Old English 'belȳfan'. Read on for synonym and other words for Believe.

Believe in a sentence
I believe in the possibility of lasting world peace.

"Believe" 29 synonyms and related terms with examples

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He was willing to accept the results of the experiment.


You have to trust that everything will work out in the end.

have faith

She had faith in her partner's abilities.

count on

You can count on me to keep your secret.

rely on

He can always be relied on to do the right thing.


I think he will be coming to the party.


She considered his story to be true.


The committee deemed the proposal acceptable.


We assume that the event will be a success.


I presume you're coming to the meeting too?


He maintains his innocence despite the evidence.


I suppose you're right.


I feel that honesty is the best policy.

trust in

Trust in your abilities and you will succeed.


We should credit her with more intelligence than that.

have confidence in

I have confidence in her judgment.

put stock in

Don't put too much stock in rumors.

think highly of

I think highly of her work ethic.

regard as true

Many regard these findings as true.

hold true

His belief holds true in all circumstances.


She adopted a different view after the meeting.

buy into

They have completely bought into the new system.


He swallowed every word of the story.

swear by

I swear by this remedy for colds.

be sure of

She was sure of her success.


He confided that he trusted his team completely.

stick to

She sticks to her beliefs no matter what.


He perceived her to be trustworthy.

view as

She views the new project as a chance for growth.

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"Believe" is used in real world conversations right now:

This is Tom and he’s 7 years old. One day he told his schoolmates that his uncle was Superman. The other kids made fun of him and no one believed him. Then his mother made a call, and she asked her brother-in-law to take him to school one day. And Henry Cavill, of course, was delighted to do so. posted on MadeMeSmile
TIL astronomer Harlow Shapley firmly believed that there was only one galaxy in the universe but when he was presented with an evidence that disproved his view, he said "it destroyed his universe." Then he completely changed his view and devoted his subsequent career in mapping 76,000 galaxies. posted on todayilearned
TIL that at an Allied checkpoint during the Battle of the Bulge, US General Omar Bradley was detained as a possible spy when he correctly identified Springfield as the capital of Illinois. The American military police officer who questioned him mistakenly believed the capital was Chicago posted on todayilearned
Two thirds of New Zealanders believed there were ‘silver linings’ to the country’s COVID-19 lockdown last year, positive experiences such as pride in the country’s response, more free time to exercise and take up hobbies, flexibility working from home, and reduced time spent commuting. posted on science
So....Was woke up this morning to my wife telling me that Oliver, our dog, got out and was playing with a skunk!!! I would’ve never believed it until I went out to check the hole he got out through and he was playing with the skunk AGAIN!! Luckily the neighbors got a video! posted on aww
TIL of Chad Varah—a priest who started the first suicide hotline in 1953 after the first funeral he conducted early in his career was for a 14-year-old girl who took her own life after having no one to talk to when her first period came and believed she’d contracted an STD. posted on todayilearned
TIL the creators of "Parks and Recreation" did research for the show by interviewing actual government officials. One said, "Well, I’m a libertarian, so I don’t really believe in the mission of my job. Yes, I’m aware of the irony." The character of Ron Swanson was born. posted on todayilearned
TIL that the philosopher William James experienced great depression due to the notion that free will is an illusion. He brought himself out of it by realizing, since nobody seemed able to prove whether it was real or not, that he could simply choose to believe it was. posted on todayilearned
LPT: If you have illegal drugs in your system and find yourself in the hospital PLEASE be honest and disclose exactly what you've taken or what you believe you've taken. Care providers are not the police; the quality of your outcome might depend on such information. posted on LifeProTips
16 Years after the death of Nicole Van Den Hurk, her stepbrother Andy falsely confessed to killing her to get her body exhumed for DNA testing which lead to the arrest and prosecution of her attacker. Andy believed that his father was responsible for Nicole's death. posted on Damnthatsinteresting

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Semordnilap is a word or phrase that forms a different word or phrase when spelled backward. Unlike palindromes, semordnilaps create entirely new meanings. For example, "stressed" spelled backward is "desserts."

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