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Meaning of DISBELIEVE

Pronunciation:  `disbi'leev

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  reject as false; refuse to accept
 

DISBELIEVE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: discredit
 
 Antonyms: believe
 
 See Also: distrust, doubt, mistrust, reject, suspect

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`be*lieve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disbelieved};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Disbelieving}.]
Not to believe; to refuse belief or credence to; to hold not
to be true or actual.

      Assertions for which there is abundant positive
      evidence are often disbelieved, on account of what is
      called their improbability or impossibility. --J. S.
                                               Mill.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be skeptical, deny, discredit, distrust, doubt, eschew, gag on, misbelieve, mistrust, negate, not accept, not admit, not believe, not buy, not fall for, not go for, not swallow, question, refuse to admit, refuse to believe, refuse to credit, reject, resist believing, scoff, scorn, scout, suspect, unbelieve
 

 

 

 

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