Believe

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Definition

to believe: to think, to consider, to be of the opinion; to accept, to trust, to have faith in; to assume, to presume
verb
Do you believe in God? Do you think God really exists?
I believe he has already left. I think he went a few minutes ago.
I believe in him. I have faith in him.
I believe the conference room is available. I'm not 100% sure but I think the conference room is free.

(The thief is) believed to be (a white man): apparently, according to some sources (the thief is a white man)
verb

Examples

  • "Drill Sergeant : I don't believe you."
  • "We don't believe in fascist dictators any more."
  • "Can you believe that our Philip has become an artist?"
  • "I can't believe we ate everything on the menu!"
  • "You don't know me, and we've never done business together, but believe me, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."
  • "Here at Delavigne, we believe the holidays are all about counting our blessings."
  • "I believe the children are our future."
  • "Don't believe us?"
  • "I believe in miracles."
  • "I believe you use the initials 'M.S."

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