belief / believe

belief / believe
   Belief is a noun: He had strong beliefs.
   Believe is a verb: She believes she can do anything.

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  • belief / believe —    Belief is a noun: He had strong beliefs.    Believe is a verb: She believes she can do anything …   Confused words

  • believe*/*/*/ — [bɪˈliːv] verb 1) [T] to think that something is true Astronomers knew the Earth was round, but few people believed it.[/ex] The police didn t believe her.[/ex] I don t believe she s his sister at all.[/ex] It is widely believed (= believed by a… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Belief — • That state of the mind by which it assents to propositions, not by reason of their intrinsic evidence, but because of authority Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Belief     Belief …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Belief — is the psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or premise to be true. [Citation last = Schwitzgebel first = Eric editor last = Zalta editor first = Edward contribution = Belief title = The Stanford Encyclopedia of… …   Wikipedia

  • Believe in Me (альбом) — Believe in Me Студийный альбом Даффа МакКагана Дата выпуска 28 сентября 1993 Жанр Хард рок …   Википедия

  • Believe — Believe, or related terms, may refer to:*Belief, a conviction or certainty, often regarding God or a supreme beingFilm and television* Believe (film), a 2007 film directed by Loki Mulholland * The Believer (film), a 2001 film starring Ryan… …   Wikipedia

  • believe — (v.) O.E. belyfan to believe, earlier geleafa (Mercian), gelefa (Northumbrian), gelyfan (W.Saxon) believe, from P.Gmc. *ga laubjan to believe, perhaps lit. hold dear, love (Cf. O.S. gilobian believe, Du. geloven, O.H.G. gilouben, Ger …   Etymology dictionary

  • belief — (n.) late 12c., bileave, replacing O.E. geleafa belief, faith, from W.Gmc. *ga laubon to hold dear, esteem, trust (Cf. O.S. gilobo, M.Du. gelove, O.H.G. giloubo, Ger. Glaube), from *galaub dear, esteemed, from intensive prefix *ga + *leubh …   Etymology dictionary

  • believe in — have confidence in. → belief in believe in have faith in the truth or existence of. → believe believe in think that (something) is right or acceptable. → belief in …   English new terms dictionary

  • belief — be·lief n: a degree of conviction of the truth of something esp. based on a consideration or examination of the evidence compare knowledge, suspicion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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