What Is Another Way to Say “Under the Impression”?

Looking for synonyms for under the impression? We’ve got you covered!

Here’s a list of other ways to say under the impression.

  • Believing
  • Assuming
  • Thinking
  • Convinced
  • Of the opinion
  • Under the belief
  • Presuming
  • In the belief
  • With the idea
  • Led to believe
  • Given to understand
  • Having the impression
  • Inclined to think
  • Under the notion
  • Supposing
  • Holding the view
  • Entertaining the thought
  • Operating under the assumption
  • Under the misconception
  • Mistakenly believing

Want to learn how to say under the impression professionally? Keep reading for examples and use cases.

1. Believing

Used when someone holds something as true or real.
Example: “He was believing that the project would be completed on time.”

2. Assuming

Appropriate for a situation where someone takes something as granted or true without proof.
Example: “We were assuming the client had approved the changes.”

3. Thinking

Used when someone holds a personal opinion or judgment.
Example: “I was thinking we had already reached our sales target.”

4. Convinced

Appropriate for situations where someone is completely certain about something.
Example: “She was convinced that the marketing strategy would succeed.”

5. Of the opinion

Used when expressing a belief or judgment that is not based on certainty.
Example: “He was of the opinion that the merger would benefit the company.”

6. Under the belief

Suitable for situations where someone mistakenly believes something.
Example: “We were under the belief that the software was fully tested.”

7. Presuming

Used for taking something as true in the absence of proof to the contrary.
Example: “She was presuming the meeting would be postponed.”

8. In the belief

Appropriate for situations where someone holds a belief or understanding about something.
Example: “I was in the belief that our proposal had been accepted.”

9. With the idea

Used when someone has a particular thought or plan in mind.
Example: “He went into the meeting with the idea that he had senior management’s support.”

10. Led to believe

Suitable for situations where someone has been caused to believe something, possibly mistakenly.
Example: “We were led to believe that the budget would be increased.”

11. Given to understand

Used when someone is informed or made to believe something.
Example: “I was given to understand that the project deadline was flexible.”

12. Having the impression

Appropriate for a situation where someone has a belief or feeling about something.
Example: “I left the meeting having the impression that the decision was final.”

13. Inclined to think

Used when someone is disposed or tends to believe something.
Example: “I am inclined to think that the market trends will improve.”

14. Under the notion

Suitable for situations where someone holds a particular idea or belief.
Example: “She was under the notion that she would be leading the project.”

15. Supposing

Used for considering or believing something to be true or possible.
Example: “He went into the negotiation supposing he had the upper hand.”

16. Holding the view

Appropriate for situations where someone has a particular opinion or belief.
Example: “The team was holding the view that the new policy would be effective.”

17. Entertaining the thought

Used when someone is considering or giving attention to a particular idea or notion.
Example: “She was entertaining the thought that the company might expand overseas.”

18. Operating under the assumption

Suitable for acting on the basis of a belief or idea.
Example: “We were operating under the assumption that all stakeholders had been consulted.”

19. Under the misconception

Used when someone has a wrong or mistaken belief.
Example: “He was under the misconception that the contract was already signed.”

20. Mistakenly believing

Appropriate for situations where someone incorrectly believes something.
Example: “She was mistakenly believing that her team had met all their targets.”

Linda Brown