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Synonyms for credence
ˈkrid nscre·dence

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  1. credence

    Belief, as an intellectual process, is the acceptance of some thing as true on other grounds than personal observation and experience. We give credence to a report, assent to a proposition or to a proposal. Belief is stronger than credence; credence might be described as a prima facie belief; credence is a more formal word than belief, and seems to imply somewhat more of volition; we speak of giving credence to a report, but not of giving belief. Goods are sold on credit; we give one credit for good intentions. Conviction is a belief established by argument or evidence; assurance is belief beyond the reach of argument; as, the Christian's assurance of salvation. An opinion is a general conclusion held as probable, tho without full certainty; a persuasion is a more confident opinion, involving the heart as well as the intellect. In religion, a doctrine is a statement of belief regarding a single point; a creed is a summary statement of doctrines. Confidence is a firm dependence upon a statement as true, or upon a person as worthy. Reliance is confidence on which we act or are ready to act unquestioningly; we have a calm reliance upon the uniformity of nature. Trust is a practical and tranquil resting of the mind upon the integrity, kindness, friendship, or promises of a person; we have trust in God. Faith is a union of belief and trust. Faith is chiefly personal; belief may be quite impersonal; we speak of belief of a proposition, faith in a promise, because the promise emanates from a person. But belief in a person is often used with no appreciable difference from faith. In religion it is common to distinguish between intellectual belief of religious truth, as any other truth might be believed, and belief of the heart, or saving faith.

    Synonyms:
    assent, assurance, belief, confidence, conviction, credit, creed, doctrine, faith, opinion, reliance, trust

    Antonyms:
    denial, disbelief, dissent, distrust, doubt, doubt, incredulity, infidelity, misgiving, rejection, skepticism, suspicion, unbelief

    Preposition:
    Have faith in God; the faith of the gospel.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. credence

    Synonyms:
    belief, faith, trust, credit, confidence

    Antonyms:
    disbelief, distrust, denial

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  1. credence, acceptancenoun

    the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

    "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"

    Synonyms:
    acceptance, adoption, sufferance, banker's acceptance, toleration, espousal, acceptation, credenza

  2. credenza, credencenoun

    a kind of sideboard or buffet

    Synonyms:
    acceptance, credenza

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  1. credencenoun

    Synonyms:
    belief, credit, trust, faith, confidence, reliance

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  1. credencenoun

    Synonyms:
    belief, credit, acceptance

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  1. List of paraphrases for "credence":

    credibility, receivable, credit

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How to use credence in a sentence?

  1. Lewis Lapham:

    Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.

  2. Chloe Dykstra:

    I have made the decision to come out in support of my husband not out of obligation, but out of necessity to speak the truth about the person I know, the statement continues. Chris Hardwick is nothing but loving and compassionate and is the only person who has stood by me, never judged me, helped me heal, and feel whole. To defend my husband would be giving credence to any of these accusations. I will not do that. Chris Hardwick wife, 33, says the truth will always win. Chris Hardwick is Chris Hardwick, i remain in complete support of my husband, and I believe that the truth will always win. #TimesUp because I know my truth and I believe in due process.

  3. Philippine Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra:

    Our government is prepared to face any inquiry if the same becomes necessary to disabuse the minds of those who rely on or give undue credence to selective, if not biased, second-hand information.

  4. Kate Andersen:

    ( Selling her hat) lends credence to the notion that the Trumps were always shameless about making money and that Donald Trump keeps proving that Donald Trump is Donald Trump through and through.

  5. Kristin Hammersmith:

    This paper kind of puts together what the level of evidence is for this being a good modality, but the kind of randomized control trials we’re taught to really give a lot of credence to in medicine don’t exist for punctal plugs… probably because people have used them for a long time, they seem to work and it hasn’t been too exciting for individuals or industries to sponsor big randomized control trials comparing this to not using plugs.


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