Student Thesaurus

One entry found for belief.
Entry Word: belief
Function: noun
Text: 1 mental conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon <a belief in unicorns led him to look for them every time he walked through the woods>
Synonyms credence, credit, faith
Related Words axiom, law, precept, principle, tenet; assurance, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness; confidence, dependance, reliance, trust; hope; doctrine, dogma, philosophy; dogmatism, fanaticism, insistence
Near Antonyms distrust, mistrust, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainty
Antonyms disbelief, discredit, doubt, unbelief
2 an idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge <it's my belief that the sky is blue because our eyes perceive the color blue easily> -- see OPINION 1