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Turkish translation of “believe”

believe

verb     /bɪˈliːv/
TRUE [T] A2 to think that something is true, or that what someone says is true
güvenmek, itimat etmek
[+ (that)] They believe that their health has suffered because of the chemicals. Do you believe him? → Opposite disbelieveBelieving
THINK [T] A2 to think something, without being completely sure
sanmak, varsaymak, farzetmek
The murderer is believed to be in his thirties.Believing
RELIGION [I] to have religious beliefs
inanmak, itikat etmek, iman etmek
BelievingWorshipping a god
not believe your eyes/ears B1 to be very surprised when you see someone or something, or when you hear what someone says
gözlerine/kulaklarına inanamamak, çok şaşırmak
I couldn't believe my ears when Dan said they were getting married.Surprised
believe it or not B1 used to say that something is true although it seems surprising
ister inan, ister inanma
He even remembered my birthday, believe it or not.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetBelieving
(Definition of believe verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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