Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: believe
Function: verb
Text: 1 to regard as right or true <the teacher believed the student's explanation that the assignment was late because she was sick, even though she didn't bring in a note from the doctor>
Synonyms accept, credit, swallow, trust
Related Words account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, infer
Phrases set store by (or on)
Near Antonyms distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, dispute
Antonyms disbelieve, discredit, reject
2 to have as an opinion <he believed that his favorite tennis player was the best in the world>
Synonyms consider, deem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, think
Related Words esteem, regard, view; accept, conceive, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose; conclude, deduce, infer
Near Antonyms distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject