Synonyms of belief
1 trustDictionary • a belief in personal liberty
trust • There's a feeling of warmth and trust here.
confidence • I have every confidence in you.
faith • She had placed a great deal of faith in him.
conviction • Their religious convictions prevented them from taking up arms.
reliance • If you respond immediately, you will guarantee people's reliance on you.
2 faithDictionary • He refuses to compete on Sundays because of his religious beliefs.
faith • England shifted officially from a Catholic to a Protestant faith in the 16th century.
doctrine • the Marxist doctrine of perpetual revolution
ideology • capitalist ideology
creed • The centre is open to all, no matter what race or creed.
dogma • the dogma of the Immaculate Conception
tenet • Non-violence is the central tenet of their faith.
credence • Seismologists give this idea little credence.
3 opinionDictionary • It is my belief that a common ground can be found.
opinion • Most who expressed an opinion spoke favourably of him.
feeling • She has strong feelings about the growth in violence.
idea • Some of his ideas about democracy are entirely his own.
view • You should make your views known to your local MP.
theory • There was a theory that he wanted to marry her.
impression • My impression is that they are totally out of control.
assessment • He was referred to a psychiatric hospital for assessment.
notion • I disagree with the notion that violence on TV causes acts of violence in society.
judgment • In your judgment, what has changed over the past few years?
point of view • His point of view is that money isn't everything.
sentiment • The Foreign Secretary echoed this sentiment.
persuasion • people who are of a different political persuasion
presumption • the presumption that a defendant is innocent until proved guilty
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• He was referred to a psychiatric hospital for assessment.
confidenceIf you have confidence in someone, you feel that you can trust them.
• I have every confidence in you.
convictionA conviction is a strong belief or opinion.
• Their religious convictions prevented them from taking up arms.
Thesaurus for belief from the Collins English Thesaurus