• have faith in, think to be true
• if you believe that something is true, you think that it is true.
• if you believe someone, you accept that they are telling the truth.
• if you believe in things such as god, fairies, or miracles, you are sure that they exist or happen.
• if you believe in something, you are in favour of it because you think it is good or right.
believe an apology is in order
• think that an expression of regret is appropriate
• have faith in -
believe it or not
• you won't believe this but, what i'm about to tell you is unbelievable yet true
be led to believe
• be misled (either intentionally or unintentionally)
could not believe
• was not able to believe, could not have faith in
hard to believe
• difficult to believe or imagine
he couldn't bring himself to believe
• hard for him to believe, hard for him to convince himself
led to believe
• he was persuaded, he was made to think that - was true
• pretended, played an imaginative game
• pretend; imaginary; use the imagination
• you refer to someone's behaviour as make-believe when they pretend that things are better or more exciting than they really are.
there is reason to believe
• there is cause to suppose such
was inclined to believe
• tended to believe, was of the opinion, understood world of make belie ...