Definition of believer in English:

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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

Words that rhyme with believer

achiever, cleaver, deceiver, diva, Eva, fever, Geneva, griever, heaver, leaver, lever, Neva, perceiver, receiver, reiver, reliever, retriever, Shiva, underachiever, viva, weaver, weever

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