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credere 1

Pronunciation: /ˈkredere/

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo aus. avere

  • 1 (ammettere come vero)credere a
    to believe, to swallow (storia, bugia)
    to believe in (fantasmi)
    nessuno ha creduto al suicidio
    nobody believed it was suicide
    è da non credere!
    it's unbelievable! it's beyond o past belief!
    fare credere qualcosa a qualcuno
    to make o have somebody believe something
  • 2 (avere fiducia, confidare)credere in, a
    to believe in, to trust
    credere nella medicina
    to have faith in doctors
    credere nell'amore, nel progresso, nella felicità
    to believe in love, progress, happiness
    devi credermi sulla parola
    you'll have to take my word for it
    abbiamo creduto nella vittoria
    we believed we could win, we thought we'd win
  • 3 (avere fede)credere in
    to believe in (Dio, santo, spirito)
  • 4 (prestare fede)non credevo ai miei occhi, alle mie orecchie
    I couldn't believe my eyes, ears

also: credersi verbo pronominale

  • si crede bella
    she thinks she's beautiful
    si crede qualcuno
    he thinks he's someone o something
    si credono chissà chi
    they think they're somebody o the cat's whiskers


fa' come credi

do as you think best, do as you wish

ci credo! lo credo bene!

I can well o quite believe it! I'll bet!

chi credi di essere?

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credere 2

Pronunciation: /ˈkredere/

nome maschile

  • 1a mio credere
    in my opinion
    oltre ogni credere
    beyond all belief
  • 2 (Law)star del credere
    del credere
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