He believes that consuming the spirit on a regular basis gives him the strength of a tiger and the senses of a predator.
Beltrami believes the minimum wage bill was introduced because it would hurt Republicans no matter what the ballot.
So Rush believes that there are no principled Americans who decide what they believe on different policies issue-by-issue.
Nor does she support Nicolas Sarkozy, who she believes betrayed his promises to her on animal rights.
He believes that compensation is one of the best ways to force companies to be accountable.
We want the nation to act out the principles it believes in.
It is a wonderful stimulus to have some one who believes in us.
Howitt believes that the ceremony is performed by the men of the totem, but is not prepared to say so definitely.
But she accepted it, because she believes the doctrines which Luther taught.
Plato believes that the soul is in perpetual motion, but that it is immovable as regards motion from place to place.
Old English belyfan "to believe," earlier geleafa (Mercian), gelefa (Northumbrian), gelyfan (West Saxon) "believe," from Proto-Germanic *ga-laubjan "to believe," perhaps literally "hold dear, love" (cf. Old Saxon gilobian "believe," Dutch geloven, Old High German gilouben, German glauben), ultimately a compound based on PIE *leubh- "to care, desire, love" (see belief).
Spelling beleeve is common till 17c.; then altered, perhaps by influence of relieve, etc. To believe on instead of in was more common in 16c. but now is a peculiarity of theology; believe of also sometimes was used in 17c. Related: Believed (formerly occasionally beleft); believing. Expression believe it or not attested by 1874; Robert Ripley's newspaper cartoon of the same name is from 1918. Emphatic you better believe attested from 1854.