believer believer  /bə ˈli vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a supporter who accepts something as true
  2. (n) a person who has religious faith

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I'm a big believer that when opportunity presents itself, you've got to seize it.
  2. I'm a big believer in geographic determinism, and I suspect the clement weather in San Francisco has a lot to do with its pervading buoyant mood.
  3. He said he was not a believer but had come at the urging of his friend.

News

  1. Former Iranian hostage hopeful of progress on compensation

    Although she was held hostage by Iranian revolutionaries for 444 days, Kathryn Koob has been a firm believer in forgiveness and reconciliation.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Gazette

  2. Sundance Selects Acquires Hilla Medalia's Dance Documentary 'Dancing in Jaffa'

    Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Hilla Medalia's documentary "Dancing in Jaffa," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine as he returns to his hometown Jaffa, Israel expecting his old home but greeted by new racial animosity. A firm believer that dance can build self-esteem and social awareness, Dulaine brings his popular ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

  3. Feingold: Good ol' common sense

         Although facts are very important in the practice of medicine, there is a still an important role for the use of good old common sense. I am a firm believer in peer reviewed scientific studies but I realize they are not infallible. However, they still remain the best way to determine the cause or treatment of a specific disease.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I am a strong believer in civility and in a bipartisan foreign policy but that cause is not served with dishonest, divisive attacks of the sort we have seen from George Bush and John McCain over the last couple of days," said Mr Obama yesterday.
    on May 18, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Afrik.com

  2. "He has apologized," McCain said. "He said that he is deeply sorry. I'm a great believer in redemption. Whether he needs to do more in order to satisfy the concerns of people like the members of that team, that's something that's between him...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Kansas City Star

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