Translation of "believe" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /bɪˈliːv/ us /bɪˈliv/ present participle believing, past tense and past participle believed

A2 to think that something is true, or that what someone says is true

She says she’s only 30, but I don’t believe it.
Do you believe him?

A2 to think something, although you are not completely sure

The murderer is believed to be in his thirties.
believe it or not

B1 used to say that something surprising is true

lo creas o no
He even remembered my birthday, believe it or not.
not believe your eyes/ears

B1 to be very surprised when you see someone or something, or when you hear what someone says

no dar crédito a lo que ves/oyes
I couldn’t believe my ears when Dan said they were getting married.

(Translation of “believe” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /biˈliːv/

to regard (something) as true

I believe his story.

to trust (a person), accepting what he says as true

I believe you.

to think (that)

creer (que), pensar (que)
I believe he’s ill.
believable adjective

Her story is barely believable.
belief /-f/ noun

faith or trust

confianza, fe
I have belief in his ability.

(often in plural) something believed

Christian beliefs.
believer noun

a person who has (especially religious) beliefs

a true believer.
believe in phrasal verb

to accept the existence or recognize the value of (something)

creer en
Do you believe in ghosts?
He believes in capital punishment.

(Translation of “believe” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)