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believe

 
Verb believe has 5 senses
  1. believe - accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits"
    --1 is one way to
    accept
    Antonyms: disbelieve, discredit
    Derived forms: noun belief1, noun believer1
    Sample sentence:
    They believe him to write the letter
  2. think, believe, consider, conceive - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
    --2 is one way to judge
    Sample sentence:
    They believe that there was a traffic accident
  3. believe, trust - be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war"
    --3 is one way to expect, anticipate
    Derived form: noun belief2
    Sample sentence:
    They believe that there was a traffic accident
  4. believe - follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
    --4 is one way to
    believe
    Derived form: noun believer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. believe - credit with veracity; "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Inquirer?"
    --5 is one way to
    credit
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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