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believe

  
1    accept, be certain of, be convinced of, buy     (slang)   count on, credit, depend on, have faith in, hold, place confidence in, presume true, rely on, swallow     (informal)   swear by, take as gospel, take on board, trust  
2    assume, conjecture, consider, gather, guess     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   imagine, judge, maintain, postulate, presume, reckon, speculate, suppose, think  
  
Antonyms     
   disbelieve, distrust, doubt, know, question  


make-believe  
1   
      n   charade, dream, fantasy, imagination, play-acting, pretence, unreality  
2   
      adj   dream, fantasized, fantasy, imaginary, imagined, made-up, mock, pretend, pretended, sham, unreal  
  
Antonyms     
,       n   actuality, fact, reality, truthfulness  
      adj   authentic, genuine, real, unfeigned  
make believe     
act as if or though, dream, enact, fantasize, imagine, play, play-act, pretend  
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n.
lives humanitarian values, may believe in a God or not.
exp.
blindly believe in smth.; embrace an idea/practice without questioning it.
from the mass-suicide led by People Temple organization leader in 1978, who asked his followers to drink poisoned Kool-Aid juice.
n.
a willingness to believe in the absence of sufficient evidence, or contrary to the evidence.
this could cover all instances of use of the word 'faith'.
n.
i cannot believe
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
v.
to believe or say that some consequences, situation and event are caused by something else.
I always attribute my poor grades on all the math tests due to my stupidity.
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it

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