Belief

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Belief->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ belief
belief
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ credence
credence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ credit
credit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ assurance
assurance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ faith
faith
trust
troth
confidence
presumption
sanguine expectation
&c.(hope) 858
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dependence on
dependence on
reliance on
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ persuasion
persuasion
conviction
convincement
plerophory
self-conviction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ certainty
certainty
&c. 474
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ opinion
opinion
mind
view
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ conception
conception
thinking
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ impression
impression
&c.(idea) 453
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ surmise
surmise
&c. 514
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ conclusion
conclusion
&c.(judgment) 480
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tenet
tenet
dogma
principle
way of thinking
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ popular belief
popular belief
&c.(assent) 488
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ firm belief
firm belief
implicit belief
settled belief
fixed rooted deep-rooted belief
staunch belief
unshaken belief
steadfast belief
inveterate belief
calm belief
sober belief
dispassionate belief
impartial belief
well-founded belief
firm opinion
implicit opinion
settled opinion
fixed rooted deep-rooted opinion
staunch opinion
unshaken opinion
steadfast opinion
inveterate opinion
calm opinion
sober opinion
dispassionate opinion
impartial opinion
well-founded opinion
&c.???
uberrima fides
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ system of opinions
system of opinions
school
doctrine
articles
canons
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ article of faith
article of faith
declaration of faith
profession of faith
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ tenets
tenets
credenda
creed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ thirty-nine articles
thirty-nine articles
&c.(orthodoxy) 983a
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ catechism
catechism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ assent
assent
&c. 488
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ propaganda
propaganda
&c.(teaching) 537
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ credibility
credibility
&c.(probability) 472
PARAG:Belief->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ believe
believe
credit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ give faith to
give faith to
give credit to
credence to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ see
see
realize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ assume
assume
receive
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set down for
set down for
take for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have it
have it
take it
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ consider
consider
esteem
presume

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Belief — is the psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or premise to be true. [Citation last = Schwitzgebel first = Eric editor last = Zalta editor first = Edward contribution = Belief title = The Stanford Encyclopedia of… …   Wikipedia

  • Belief — • That state of the mind by which it assents to propositions, not by reason of their intrinsic evidence, but because of authority Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Belief     Belief …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • belief — be·lief n: a degree of conviction of the truth of something esp. based on a consideration or examination of the evidence compare knowledge, suspicion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • belief — 1 Belief, faith, credence, credit are comparable when they mean the act of one who assents intellectually to something proposed or offered for acceptance as true or the state of mind of one who so assents. Belief is less restricted in its… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Belief — Be*lief , n. [OE. bileafe, bileve; cf. AS. gele[ a]fa. See {Believe}.] 1. Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belief — (n.) late 12c., bileave, replacing O.E. geleafa belief, faith, from W.Gmc. *ga laubon to hold dear, esteem, trust (Cf. O.S. gilobo, M.Du. gelove, O.H.G. giloubo, Ger. Glaube), from *galaub dear, esteemed, from intensive prefix *ga + *leubh …   Etymology dictionary

  • belief — ► NOUN 1) a feeling that something exists or is true, especially one without proof. 2) a firmly held opinion. 3) (belief in) trust or confidence in. 4) religious faith. ● beyond belief Cf. ↑beyond belief …   English terms dictionary

  • belief — [bə lēf′, bēlēf′] n. [ME bileve < bi , BE + leve, contr. < ileve < OE geleafa: see BELIEVE] 1. the state of believing; conviction or acceptance that certain things are true or real 2. faith, esp. religious faith 3. trust or confidence [I …   English World dictionary

  • belief — [n1] putting regard in as true acceptance, admission, assent, assumption, assurance, avowal, axiom, certainty, conclusion, confidence, conjecture, conviction, credence, credit, deduction, divination, expectation, faith, fancy, feeling, guess,… …   New thesaurus

  • BELIEF — The Bible In the Bible there are no articles of faith or dogmas in the Christian or Islamic sense of the terms. Although trust in God is regarded as a paramount religious virtue (Gen. 15:6; Isa. 7:9; cf. Job 2:9), there is nowhere in Scripture an …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • belief — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, deep seated, deeply held, fervent, firm, passionate, profound, strong, strongly held, unshakable, unwavering …   Collocations dictionary

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