believe


believe (http://definr.com/believe)

     v 1: accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report";
          "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She
          believes in spirits" [ant: disbelieve]
     2: 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" [syn: think, consider, conceive]
     3: be confident about something; "I believe that he will come
        back from the war" [syn: trust]
     4: follow a credo; have a religious faith; be a believer; "When
        you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
     5: credit with veracity: "You cannot believe this man"; "Should
        we believe a publication like the "national Inquirer?"