Synonyms for Belief:

n.

attitude (noun)
notion.
belief (noun)
dogma, opinion, philosophy, creed, impression, postulate, faith, doctrine, certitude, tenet, feeling, conviction, thought, trust, notion, view, credence.
certainty (noun)
dogmatism.
contention (noun)
thesis.
orthodoxy (noun)
dogmatism, faithfulness, conformity, orthodoxy, tradition, religiousness, catechism.
putting regard in as true (noun)
expectation, axiom, postulation, reliance, assumption, deduction, thesis, intuition, thinking, avowal, profession, fancy, conviction, notion, hypothesis, guess, confidence, suspicion, trust, conjecture, impression, acceptance, assent, faith, theorem, conclusion, supposition, position, assurance, divination, surmise, presupposition, credit, certainty, understanding, mind, theory, knowledge, mindset, idea, feeling, opinion, view, hope, presumption, credence.
reliance (noun)
dependence.
something regarded as true (noun)
credo, ideology, principle, postulate, tenet, doctrine, concept, creed, dogma, gospel.
theology (noun)
gospel, religion, credo, ideology, theology.
thought (noun)
thought.
topic (noun)
hypothesis, query, matter, topic, concept, dissertation, statement, postulation, point, opinion, principle, thesis, text, conjecture, contention, assumption, question, assertion, basis, axiom, presumption, issue, premise, theme, subject, inference, exposition, argument, essay, idea, theorem, paradigm, problem, position, consideration, motif.
trust (noun)
confidence.

v.

hope (verb)
expectation.

Other synonyms:

hope, theory. assurance, mind. conjecture
guess.
estimate
apprehension.
reliance
dependence.

Usage examples for belief

  1. My belief is that she intended to go to Richmond that night. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  2. I take the full consequences and claim the full liberty of my belief – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote