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ˈdɒk trɪndoc·trine

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. doctrine

    Doctrine primarily signifies that which is taught; principle, the fundamental basis on which the teaching rests. A doctrine is reasoned out, and may be defended by reasoning; a dogma rests on authority, as of direct revelation, the decision of the church, etc. A doctrine or dogma is a statement of some one item of belief; a creed is a summary of doctrines or dogmas. Dogma has commonly, at the present day, an offensive signification, as of a belief arrogantly asserted. Tenet is simply that which is held, and is applied to a single item of belief; it is a neutral word, neither approving nor condemning; we speak of the doctrines of our own church; of the tenets of others. A precept relates not to belief, but to conduct. Compare FAITH; LAW.

    Synonyms:
    article of belief, article of faith, belief, dogma, precept, principle, teaching, tenet

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. doctrine

    Synonyms:
    tenet, article, belief, creed, dogma, teaching, precept, principle

    Antonyms:
    practice, operation, duty, conduct, action

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismnoun

    a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

    Synonyms:
    philosophical system, school of thought, ism, philosophy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. doctrinenoun

    Synonyms:
    dogma, tenet, opinion, precept, principle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. doctrinenoun

    Synonyms:
    tenet, dogma, belief, principle, teaching

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How to use doctrine in a sentence?

  1. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, we may never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

  2. Stephan Harbarth:

    Anyone who lives in Germany needs to understand that anti-Semitism has no place in our society, and Israel’s right to exist is an integral part of our country’s doctrine.

  3. Pawel Guzinski:

    For Pope Francis, his commitment to the poor and disadvantaged is most important, while doctrine remains in the background.

  4. Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry:

    In India, they brought the cold start doctrine, so we have also preserved our deterrence capability.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.


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