Do You Know What It Means To Believe?
Definition of “Believe”
verb [ with obj. ]
1 accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of: the superintendent believed Lancaster’s story | [ with clause ] : Christians believe that Jesus rose from the dead.
• accept the statement of (someone) as true: he didn’t believe her or didn’t want to know.
• [ no obj. ] have faith, esp. religious faith: there are those on the fringes of the Church who do not really believe.
• (believe something of someone) feel sure that (someone) is capable of a particular action: I wouldn’t have believed it of Lois—what an extraordinary woman!
2 [ with clause ] hold (something) as an opinion; think or suppose: I believe we’ve already met | things were not as bad as the experts believed | humu-humu are, I believe, shrimp fritters | (believe someone/something to be) : four men were believed to be trapped.
What does it mean to you to “believe?”