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Etymology

Middle English < Old English lēafa.

Noun

Singular
belief

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  1. Mental acceptance of a claim as truth.
  2. (countable) Something believed.
    The ancient people have a belief in many deities.
  3. (uncountable) The quality or state of believing.
    My belief that it will rain tomorrow is strong.
  4. (uncountable) Religious faith.
    She often said it was her belief that carried her through the hard times.
  5. (in plural) One's religious or moral convictions.
    I can't do that. It's against my beliefs.

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