believed (part of speech: verb)
deemed, taken for granted, assented, given faith, gave faith, supposed, declared, assumed, put faith in, accepted, presumed, held, maintained, affirmed, understood, took for granted, professed, trusted, judged, credited, concluded, surmised, gathered
hoped (part of speech: verb)
- She always believed that the princess would make her escape. - "The Sand-Hills of Jutland", Hans Christian Andersen.
- She believed Lucindy's story. - "Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad", Various.
- You see, I knew that I had only to say, " Mir- row did it," to get believed. - "Sweethearts at Home", S. R. Crockett.