Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “doubt”

See all translations

doubt

verb [T]
 
 
/daʊt/
FEEL UNCERTAIN B2 to feel uncertain about something or think that something is not probable: [+ (that)] I doubt that I'll get the job. I doubt if/whether he'll win.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
NOT BELIEVE to not believe someone or something: Do you have any reason to doubt her?Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
(Definition of doubt verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “doubt” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More