Definition and Meanings for believes
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Part of Speech of believes
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective, noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of believes
Meaning of believes
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective, noun
- to exercise belief in; to credit upon the authority or testimony of another; to be persuaded of the truth of, upon evidence furnished by reasons, arguments, and deductions of the mind, or by circumstances other than personal knowledge; to regard or accept as true; to place confidence in; to think; to consider; as, to believe a person, a statement, or a doctrine.
as intransitive verb
- to have a firm persuasion, esp. of the truths of religion; to have a persuasion approaching to certainty; to exercise belief or faith.
- to think; to suppose.