part of speech: verb

inflections: believes, believing, believed

definition 1: to accept as honest or true.

  • Can you believe his crazy story?

synonyms:  buy, credit, trust

antonyms: discount, doubt

definition 2: to have some confidence in; suppose.

  • I believe they will arrive before noon.

synonyms: guess, suppose, suspect, think, trust

antonyms: doubt

phrase: believe in

derivations: believable (adj.), believing (adj.), believably (adv.), believer (n.)