Definition of believer in English:


Line breaks: be|liev¦er
Pronunciation: /bɪˈliːvə


  • 1A person who believes in the truth or existence of something: [with clause]: a firm believer that party politics has no place in local government
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    • I'm a firm believer that my job should not be my hobby.
    • And while Pat knows she won't raise millions or even thousands of dollars, she's a firm believer that every bit counts.
    • She is also a firm believer that dancing should be fun.
  • 1.1A person who believes that a specified thing is right, effective, or acceptable: I’m a great believer in community policing
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    • Will is a great believer in the power of effective business communication but understands just how terrifying speaking in public can be for most people.
    • Ian Searle is a true believer in the effectiveness of cloud seeding.
    • I'm a big believer in using the fullest effective range of motion, but not at the expense of continuous tension.
  • 2An adherent of a particular religion; someone with religious faith: the relationship into which God invites believers
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    • The site helps believers reflect on religious faith in thought and in practice.
    • For Christians, and perhaps other religious believers as well, God is a person.
    • This argument is applicable to the believers of every religion.
    devotee of, adherent of, disciple of, follower of, supporter of, upholder of, worshipper in; convert, proselyte, neophyte; Hinduism bhakta; North American born-again

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