belief vs believe : Common Errors in English

About belief vs believe

People can’t have religious “believes”; they have religious beliefs. If you have it, it’s a belief; if you do it, you believe.

belief Meaning(s)

  • (n) any cognitive content held as true
  • (n) a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

believe Meaning(s)

  • (v) accept as true; take to be true
  • (v) judge or regard; look upon; judge
  • (v) be confident about something
  • (v) follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer
  • (v) credit with veracity

belief in News

  1. Yasiel Puig Injury: Updates on Dodgers Star's Shoulder

    Contrary to popular belief, Yasiel Puig is not a cyborg.  According to the Los Angeles Dodgers ' official Twitter account, the 22-year-old burgeoning superstar is missing Wednesday night's matchup against the Arizona Diamondbacks with an injured shoulder: It's not clear how serious the injury is, but this is the last thing the last-place Dodgers need right now.  After barreling through the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Did Will Smith Try to Tongue Down His Son Jaden on Thai TV?

    It is my personal belief that Will Smith is entering his Tom Cruise crazy stage. His latest interview may or may not confirm this. More »
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Gossip on This!

  3. Eagles players need to relax about QB

    Last week, it was Michael Vick expressing his belief that Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly needs to name a quarterback by training camp. This week, it's wide receiver DeSean Jackson expressing the same belief. These guys need to go on vacation and chill out about this whole thing, because it's June 12 and Kelly is 100 percent right to wait and evaluate further: "The team wants to know, too ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: ESPN Blogs

believe in News

  1. Poll Finds Ukrainians Believe They Have Freedom of Speech

    KYIV, Ukraine, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ? An independently-conducted poll has found most Ukrainians believe freedom of speech is alive and well in their country, a finding in line with the Government's ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Police believe same man committed two to three armed robberies early Wednesday

    Police believe two to three armed robberies early Wednesday morning may have been committed by the same black male.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Youngstown Vindicator

  3. Officials believe arson to blame for Monday's fire

    Fire and police officials believe a fire in a vacant home on Stewart Avenue is arson. However, fire investigators are still trying to determine the fire's cause.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: KTVL Medford

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