Definition: Believe

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Statistics

  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Lexical Information:

  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • One of the 100 commonest verbs in English
  • One of the 100 words most often misspelled in English
  • SAT vocabulary item
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • A verb describes an action or a state

Spelling Notes:

  • I before E except after C

Other Comments:

  • A word that is frequently mis-spelled