leap of faith
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See also: leap-of-faith
- (philosophy, religion) The act of believing in something despite lack of proof of its truth or existence, or the attempt of something without being sure of its possible outcome.
- The religious members of my family believe in God as a leap of faith.
- He took a leap of faith by publishing his first book independently.
act of believing in something despite proof