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One entry found for believe.
Main Entry: be·lieve
Pronunciation: bschwa-primarystresslemacronv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): be·lieved; be·liev·ing
1 : to have a firm religious faith
2 : to have faith or confidence in the existence or worth of <believe in ghosts> <believe in regular exercise>
3 : to accept as true <believe the reports>
4 : to accept the word or evidence of <they believed us> <I could hardly believe my ears>
5 : to hold as an opinion : THINK <believe it will rain>
- be·liev·able /-primarystresslemacron-vschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- be·liev·ably /-blemacron/ adverb
- be·liev·er noun

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