verb (used without object), be·lieved, be·liev·ing.
verb (used with object), be·lieved, be·liev·ing.
- to be persuaded of the truth or existence of: to believe in Zoroastrianism; to believe in ghosts.
- to have faith in the reliability, honesty, benevolence, etc., of: I can help only if you believe in me.
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The next day, Christmas, is the birthday of the savior, but Frank is not a believer.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was more of a spiritualist, a New Age believer in the power of good and the mysteries of the universe.
Yet for a pious Muslim believer, the experience of those states was bad to the point of being catastrophic.
One need not be a believer, as I am, to know that Maya Angelou will so fully live on.Maya Angelou Knew How To Inspire As A Writer, Teacher, and Great Human Being|Joshua DuBois|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pseudonym he used in Ukraine, Verin, came from the word “believer.”
Saint and sinner, believer and infidel, are alike under this compulsion in matters moral—and in all matters.St. Cuthbert's|Robert E. Knowles
To the believer, therefore, however feeble and faltering, there is unmingled blessedness in this name.Notes on the book of Exodus|C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
The religion of Mesopotamia did not require the believer to preserve his dead, as in Egypt.
Like his ancestors from Ertoghrul down, the young Turk was a believer in the stars.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
He had neither spoken against God—for he was a believer in Him—nor was he a preacher either in pulpit or on street corner.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
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In addition to the idioms beginning with believe
- believe it or not
- believe one's ears
- lead one to believe
- make believe
- you'd better believe it
Also seeseeing is believing.