doubt

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doubt is part of the Basic English 850.
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doubt is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
doubt

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Singular
doubt

Plural
doubts

  1. A question or uncertainty about something.
    His mind was full of doubts about the bigfoot website.

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Plain form
doubt

Third-person singular
doubts

Past tense
doubted

Past participle
doubted

Present participle
doubting

  1. (transitive) If you doubt someone or something, you don't believe them completely.
    The girl I met at the pub said she would call me, but I doubt she really will.

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