Synonyms of Believe
|swallowstar||be of the opinionstar||have no doubtstar||reckon onstar|
|attach weight tostar||count onstar||keep the faithstar||rest assuredstar|
|be certain ofstar||fall forstar||lap upstar||swear bystar|
|be convinced ofstar||give credence tostar||place confidence instar||take as gospelstar|
|be credulousstar||have faith instar||presume truestar||take at one’s wordstar|
|take for grantedstar||take itstar|
Antonyms for believe
Synonyms and Antonyms of believe
1to regard as right or trueonly 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, supposeconclude, deduce, infer Phrases set store by (or on)Near Antonyms of believe distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspectchallenge, dispute Antonyms of believe disbelieve, discredit, reject
2to have as an opiniondespite 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, viewaccept, perceivedepend, rely, trustassume, presume, presuppose, surmiseconclude, deduce, infer Near Antonyms of believe distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspectdisbelieve, discredit, reject
VERB for believe
‘I don’t believe you’
be convinced by, trust, have confidence in, consider honest, consider truthful
‘if you believe that story you will believe anything’
regard as true, accept as true, accept, be convinced by, give credence to, credit, give credit to, trust, put confidence in, count on, rely on, depend on
informal swallow, swallow something hook, line, and sinker, fall for, go for, buy, take as gospel
‘police believe they’ve identified the smuggler’
think, be of the opinion that, think it likely that, have an idea that, imagine, feel, have a feeling, hold, maintain, suspect, suppose, assume, presume, conjecture, surmise, postulate that, theorize that, conclude, come to the conclusion that, deduce
understand, be given to understand, take it, gather, fancy, guess, dare say
North American figure
Phrases for believe
‘Lucy wasn’t sure if she believed in God or not’
be convinced of the existence of, be sure of the existence of, be persuaded of the existence of, believe in the existence of
‘she believed in the benefits of Turkish baths for slimming’
have faith in, pin one’s faith on, trust in, have every confidence in, cling to, set store by, value, swear by, be convinced by, be persuaded by
- But then, he had reason – in his head – to believe it wasn’t his.
- After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.
- I can’t believe I’ve finally found you.
- I don’t believe that.
- He is the handsomest and strongest of men, and I believe he is the wisest also.