Translation of "believe" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk /bɪˈliːv/ us
TRUE [ T ]

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

[ + (that) ] They believe that their health has suffered because of the chemicals.
Do you believe him?
→ Opposite disbelieve

A2 to think something, without being completely sure

sądzić, przypuszczać
The murderer is believed to be in his thirties.

to have religious beliefs

not believe your eyes/ears

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

nie wierzyć własnym oczom /uszom
I couldn't believe my ears when Dan said they were getting married.
believe it or not

B1 used to say that something is true although it seems surprising

choć trudno w to uwierzyć
He even remembered my birthday, believe it or not.

(Translation of “believe” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)