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Definition of Doubt

Doubt
Doubt Doubt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dou?ted; p. pr. & vb. n. Doubting.] [OE. duten, douten, OF. duter, doter, douter, F. douter, fr. L. dubitare; akin to dubius doubtful. See Dubious.] 1. To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined. Even in matters divine, concerning some things, we may lawfully doubt, and suspend our judgment. --Hooker. To try your love and make you doubt of mine. --Dryden. 2. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive. [Obs.] Syn: To waver; vacillate; fluctuate; hesitate; demur; scruple; question.
Doubt
Doubt Doubt, v. t. 1. To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to distrust; as, I have heard the story, but I doubt the truth of it. To admire superior sense, and doubt their own! --Pope. I doubt not that however changed, you keep So much of what is graceful. --Tennyson. To doubt not but. I do not doubt but I have been to blame. --Dryden. We doubt not now But every rub is smoothed on our way. --Shak. Note: That is, we have no doubt to prevent us from believing, etc. (or notwithstanding all that may be said to the contrary) -- but having a preventive sense, after verbs of ``doubting' and ``denying' that convey a notion of hindrance. --E. A. Abbott. 2. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive of. [Obs.] Edmond [was a] good man and doubted God. --R. of Gloucester. I doubt some foul play. --Shak. That I of doubted danger had no fear. --Spenser. 3. To fill with fear; to affright. [Obs.] The virtues of the valiant Caratach More doubt me than all Britain. --Beau. & Fl.

Meaning of Doubt from wikipedia

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