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From alief, by analogy with belief and believe.


alieve (third-person singular simple present alieves, present participle alieving, simple past and past participle alieved)

  1. (philosophy, psychology, transitive) To subconsciously feel (something) to be true, even if one does not believe it; to hold an alief.
    • 2015, Piotr Makowski, Mateusz Bonecki, Krzysztof Nowak-Posadzy, Praxiology and the Reasons for Action, page 121:
      Therefore, regarding a person's moral character, it may be more important what one cares about and alieves than what one believes.