Meaning of “seeing is believing” in the English Dictionary

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"seeing is believing" in British English

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seeing is believing

saying

said to mean that if you see something yourself, you will believe it to exist or be true, despite the fact that it is extremely unusual or unexpected:

I never thought Mark would get out of bed before lunchtime on a Saturday, but seeing is believing!

(Definition of “seeing is believing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seeing is believing" in American English

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seeing is believing

if you see something yourself, you will believe it to exist or be true, despite the fact that it is unlikely:

I never thought he’d shave off his beard, but seeing is believing!

(Definition of “seeing is believing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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