Misbelieve Mis`be*lieve", v. i. To believe erroneously, or in a false religion. ``That misbelieving Moor.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • misbelieve — index doubt (distrust), misdoubt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misbelieve — [mis΄bē lēv′] vi. misbelieved, misbelieving Archaic to hold unorthodox or heretical beliefs or opinions, esp. in religion misbelief n. misbeliever n …   English World dictionary

  • misbelieve — intransitive verb Date: 14th century obsolete to hold a false or unorthodox belief …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misbelieve — misbeliever, n. misbelievingly, adv. /mis bi leev /, v., misbelieved, misbelieving. Obs. v.i. 1. to believe wrongly; hold an erroneous belief. v.t. 2. to disbelieve; doubt. [1250 1300; ME; see MIS 1, BELIEVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • misbelieve — Synonyms and related words: be in error, be mistaken, be wrong, deny, deviate, disbelieve, discredit, err, fall into error, gag on, go astray, go wrong, negate, not admit, not believe, not buy, not swallow, refuse to admit, refuse to credit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misbelieve — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. err, have doubts, be unorthodox; see doubt 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • misbelieve — v. disbelieve, doubt; believe mistakenly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misbelieve — mis·be·lieve …   English syllables

  • misbelieve — /mɪsbəˈliv/ (say misbuh leev) verb (misbelieved, misbelieving) Obsolete –verb (i) 1. to believe wrongly; hold an erroneous belief. –verb (t) 2. to disbelieve; doubt. –misbeliever, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • misbelieve — verb hold a false or unorthodox belief • Derivationally related forms: ↑misbeliever • Topics: ↑religion, ↑faith, ↑religious belief • Hypernyms: ↑believe …   Useful english dictionary

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