Antonyms of verb believe

1 of 5 senses of believe

Sense 1
believe -- (accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits")
       Antonym of disbelieve (Sense 1)
      => disbelieve, discredit -- (reject as false; refuse to accept)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb believe

5 senses of believe

Sense 1
believe -- (accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits")
       => accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

Sense 2
think, believe, consider, conceive -- (judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 3
believe, trust -- (be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war")
       => expect, anticipate -- (regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow")

Sense 4
believe -- (follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too")
       => believe -- (accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits")

Sense 5
believe -- (credit with veracity; "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?")
       => credit -- (have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of)

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