Belief Definition

Convinced of the truth of a statement or allegation. In the phrase "upon information and belief," the so-called belief is based only on unconfirmed information, so the person declaring the belief is hedging his or her bet as to whether the belief is correct.

Belief

Convinced of the truth of a statement or allegation. In the phrase "upon information and belief," the so-called belief is based only on unconfirmed information, so the person declaring the belief is hedging his or her bet as to whether the belief is correct.