IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

V. RESULTS OF REASONING

Belief.

[Antonyms: unbelief.]

[Nouns] belief; credence; credit; assurance; faith, trust, troth, confidence, presumption, sanguine expectation (hope) [more]; dependence on, reliance on.

persuasion, conviction, convincement, plerophory, self-conviction; certainty [more]; opinion, mind, view; conception, thinking; impression (idea) [more]; surmise [more]; conclusion (judgment) [more].

tenet, dogma, principle, way of thinking; popular belief (assent) [more].

firm belief, implicit belief, settled belief, fixed belief, rooted belief, 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 opinion, rooted opinion, deep-rooted opinion, staunch opinion, unshaken opinion, steadfast opinion, inveterate opinion, calm opinion, sober opinion, dispassionate opinion, impartial opinion, well-founded opinion; uberrima fides.

system of opinions, school, doctrine, articles, canons; article of faith, declaration of faith, profession of faith; tenets, credenda, creed; thirty-nine articles (orthodoxy) [more]; catechism; assent [more]; propaganda (teaching) [more].

credibility (probability) [more].

[Verbs] believe, credit; give faith to, give credit to, credence to; see, realize; assume, receive; set down for, take for; have it, take it; consider, esteem, presume.

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