verb (used with object), dis·be·lieved, dis·be·liev·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·be·lieved, dis·be·liev·ing.
Related formsdis·be·liev·er, noundis·be·liev·ing·ly, adverb
Can be confuseddisbelieve misbelieve
Examples from the Web for disbelieve
I was supposed to disbelieve everything the Israelis just told me.
I have looked down on dead Marines this way, trying to disbelieve them back to life.America’s Lost Decade in Iraq: A Marine Officer Looks Back|Benjamin Busch|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You may disbelieve the promise, but I'm afraid you can't simply instruct the voters to agree with you.
There's another reason to disbelieve in a conspiracy: the number comes too late to do any good.
Some" may disbelieve these things, but even among conservatives, it is unlikely to be a very big "some.
As a man, I have the greatest liking and respect for him; but, as a scientist, I am bound to disbelieve in that part.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey
Yes, sir; if you disbelieve my word of honor, I will condescend to show you my invitation.
In course of time, so many believe that it is considered almost outrageous to disbelieve or demand evidence.Supernatural Religion, Vol. III. (of III)|Walter Richard Cassels
It is strange; but I cannot see any reason to disbelieve it, except that my father's character assures me it is not so.Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue|Warren T. Ashton
The ideal hero of Wycherley or Etherege was the witty young profligate, who had seen life, and learned to disbelieve in virtue.From Chaucer to Tennyson|Henry A. Beers