The definition of a belief is an opinion or something that a person holds to be true.(noun)
Faith in God is an example of a belief.
See belief in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bileve < bi-, be- + -leve, contr. < ileve < OE geleafa: see believe
See belief in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English bileve
Origin: , alteration (influenced by bileven, to believe)
Origin: of Old English gelēafa; see leubh- in Indo-European roots.
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