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believe

(Presume), verb admit, apprehend, assert, assume, be assured, be certain, be convinced, conceive, consider, declare, deduce, deem, divine, expect, fancy, feel, guess, hold, imagine, infer, judge, know, opine, perceive, postulate, presuppose, realize, regard, rely on, suppose, surmise, suspect, swallow, theorize, think, trust in, understand

believe

(Trust), verb accept, accredit, acknowledge, be confident of, be sure of, buy, count on, credit, entrust with, give credence to, have confidence in, have faith in, hope, rely upon, swear by
Associated concepts: believe a witness, liable, making a false statement, perjury, slander
See also: deem, expect, guess, opine, presume, presuppose, surmise, suspect, think
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The study carried out between October and November last year for the public theology think tank Theos also showed 39 per cent believe in ghosts and 27 per cent believe in reincarnation.
The study carried out between October and November last year for the public theology think-tank, Theos, also showed nearly four in 10, 39%, believe in ghosts and 27% believe in reincarnation.
I believe that best friends trust Each other till the end I believe that everybody Can become your friend I believe that wedding bells Can cure a lonely soul I believe a family Can make a half life whole.
We believe in the more than 1,100 individuals and families who entered our 2006 homeownership contest, hundreds of whom were inspired by the contest to achieve their goal of first-time homeownership even though they did not win the grand prize.
There is some person or institution we are almost always willing to believe and another we are almost never willing to believe.
Some believe FASB has taken a cart-before-the-horse approach, issuing standards or proposed standards that appear to represent a sea-change in approach--such as proposed standards on revenue recognition and fair value measurement--which they believe should be undertaken after the CF project is further along.
When you look at that whole complex mosaic of changes that have been made--much more aggressive audit committees, audit committees standing between management and the auditor, and the auditor accepting this new client called the audit committee--I believe strongly that the risk of fraud in financial reporting has been reduced as a result of this new model, this better apple barrel.
Many in 12-step recovery circles believe that mood medication--20 years ago it was Librium, Valium, and tricyclic antidepressants--is just alcohol in pill firm.
HIT proponents believe that every strength session is a stressor and for adaptation to occur in the resistance stage, recovery time must be added after each training session.
For years, many agents and carriers envisioned single-entry, multiple-carrier interface as the solution to this problem, but now many believe the evolution of SEMCI into real-time interface is the answer that will help them save both time and money.
I believe Canada and its citizens have an obligation, certainly a moral responsibility, to do their part to reduce GHGs and to help protect the environment," he says.