doubt

Save
1 doubt /ˈdaʊt/ verb
doubts; doubted; doubting
1 doubt
/ˈdaʊt/
verb
doubts; doubted; doubting
Learner's definition of DOUBT
[+ object]
: to be uncertain about (something) : to believe that (something) may not be true or is unlikely
: to have no confidence in (someone or something)

— doubter

noun, plural doubters [count]
2 doubt /ˈdaʊt/ noun
plural doubts
2 doubt
/ˈdaʊt/
noun
plural doubts
Learner's definition of DOUBT
: a feeling of being uncertain or unsure about something
[noncount]
often + about
[count]
often + about

beyond doubt

◊ If something is beyond doubt, it is definitely true.

in doubt

: in a state of being uncertain or unsure

no doubt

: without doubt or with very little doubt used when you are making a statement that you think is certainly or almost certainly true

no doubt about it

used to stress that something is true

the benefit of the doubt

see 1benefit

without (a) doubt

used to stress that something is true
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up doubt? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.
LEARNER'S WORD OF THE DAY
Visible Illustration