1. Accept as true;
    Take to be true (synset 200685199)
    "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits"
  2. Judge or regard;
    Look upon;
    Judge (synset 200691086)
    "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"
  3. Be confident about something (synset 200723022)
    "I believe that he will come back from the war"
  4. Follow a credo;
    Have a faith;
    Be a believer (synset 200686192)
    "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
  5. Credit with veracity (synset 200685987)
    "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?"

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