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creed

creed

 
pronunciation:
krid
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any formulated system of principles, beliefs, or opinions, esp. in a religion.
Faith in life after death is part of the Christian's creed.
synonyms:
beliefs, credo, doctrine, dogma, teaching
similar words:
canon, catechism, gospel, ideology, principle, religion, tenet
definition 2: a formal statement of religious principles, esp. of Christian beliefs, such as the Apostles' Creed.
synonyms:
credo
similar words:
Apostles' Creed, Decalogue, doctrine, Lord's Prayer, Nicene Creed, Ten Commandments
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The word creed contains the following part:
cred, credit Latin root that means believe