give (one) to believe(redirected from give somebody to believe)
give (one) to believe
To cause one to believe something. Why should I worry? The boss has never given me to believe that she's displeased with my work.
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give somebody to beˈlieve/underˈstand (that)...(formal) (often used in the passive) make somebody believe/understand something: I was given to understand that she had resigned.
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