A believer is a follower of a particular religion or spiritual practice. Whether you are a Hindu, a Pagan, or a Catholic, you can call yourself a believer.
Most believers have specific religious beliefs, but you can be a secular believer as well — for example, you might be a firm believer in socialist economic policies or a believer in the benefits of homeschooling. Basically, anyone who holds a strong belief in the truth of something is a believer. The verb believe is at the heart of believer, and it stems from the Old English belyfan, "to believe."
n a supporter who accepts something as true
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a believer in abiogenesis
an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
a believer in colonialism
a believer in the teachings of Confucius
a person who believes in organic evolution
a believer in imperialism
a believer in Malthusian theory
one who believes in vitalism
n a person who has religious faith
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founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
4th-century Chinese philosopher on whose teachings Lao-tse based Taoism
German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy; influenced George Fox (1575-1624)
German Roman Catholic theologian and mystic (1260-1327)
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one who believes in the existence of a god or gods
someone who worships devils
a believer in one god
mystic, religious mystic
someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
a believer in numerology
someone who believes that God and the universe are the same
someone who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion
someone who worships the sun
a believer in theosophy
hadji, haji, hajji
an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca
one who believes in a plurality of gods
a religious mystic who follows quietism
an adherent of Satan or Satanism
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a person who manifests devotion to a deity