Believe and Figure


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Believe verb – To have as an opinion.
Usage example: despite the horrors she witnessed and endured, Anne Frank steadfastly believed that “people are really good at heart”

Figure is a synonym for believe (North American) in opinion topic. In some cases you can use "Figure" instead a verb "Believe", when it comes to topics like think.
Nearby Words: believed, believer
Synonyms for Believe


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Figure verb – To have as an opinion.
Usage example: the father figures that girls should have the same athletic opportunities as boys and supports his daughter's interest in soccer

Believe is a synonym for figure in suppose topic. You can use "Believe" instead a verb "Figure", if it concerns topics such as opinion, think.
Nearby Words: figured, figuring, figurine, figuration, fig
Synonyms for Figure

Common collocations

guy believe guy figure guy
way believe way figure way
times believe times figure times
stories believe stories figure stories

Both words in one sentence

  • Jesus Was Way Cool Obviously, most Jewish people don't believe that Jesus was actually a divine figure, but very few think that he was anything but a very good person.
  • The NCO then becomes a stern but fair father figure who shakes out Hitler's antisemitic beliefs and instead causes him to believe in something greater than himself.
  • Creator / Arthur Conan Doyle Doyle instead started to believe that Houdini himself had Psychic Powers, which he used to "disrupt" others, and perform some of his most hard-to-figure-out magic tricks.
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