from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To refuse to believe in; reject.
- intransitive v. To withhold or reject belief.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
- v. Actively deny a statement, opinion or perception.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. Not to believe; to refuse belief or credence to; to hold not to be true or actual.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To reject the truth or reality of; hold to be untrue or non-existent; refuse to credit.
- Not to believe; to deny the truth of any position; refuse to believe in some proposition or statement; especially, to refuse belief in a divine revelation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. reject as false; refuse to accept
Coined circa 1640, from dis- + believe. (Wiktionary)