1. any cognitive content held as true

Definition categories: thought, content

2. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

- it strengthened my belief in his sincerity

Similar word(s): feeling, impression, notion, opinion

Definition categories: thought, idea

Sentences with belief as a noun:

- Her belief is that this is/is not the case.

- My belief is that there is a bear in the woods. Bill said he saw one.

- Based on this data, it is our belief that X does not occur.

- The ancient people have a belief in many deities.

- My belief that it will rain tomorrow is strong.

- She often said it was her belief that carried her through the hard times.

- I can't do that. It's against my beliefs.