beleave

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A merger of two Middle English verbs:

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

beleave (third-person singular simple present beleaves, present participle beleaving, simple past and past participle beleft)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To leave behind, abandon.
    Synonyms: desert, forsake; see also Thesaurus:abandon
  2. (obsolete, intransitive) To be left; to remain.
    Synonyms: continue, stay; see also Thesaurus:remain

Anagrams[edit]


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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bileve, from Old English lēafa, from Proto-West Germanic *laubu.

Noun[edit]

beleave

  1. belief

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 25