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Creed

Pronunciation: krēd
n.1.A definite summary of what is believed; esp., a summary of the articles of Christian faith; a confession of faith for public use; esp., one which is brief and comprehensive.
In the Protestant system the creed is not coördinate with, but always subordinate to, the Bible.
- Schaff-Herzog Encyc.
2.Any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.
I love him not, nor fear him; there's my creed.
- Shak.
Apostles' creed
See under Apostle, Athanasian, Nicene.
v. t.1.To believe; to credit.
Noun1.creed - any system of principles or beliefs
Synonyms: credo
2.Creedcreed - the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
Athanasian Creed, Catechism, Nicene Creed, Weltanschauung, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, announcement, annunciation, articles of faith, articles of religion, assertion, asseveration, averment, avouchment, avowal, catechism, church, communion, conclusion, connection, course, credenda, cult, declaration, denomination, dictum, doctrinal statement, doctrine, dogma, enunciation, formulated belief, gospel, guiding principles, ideology, ipse dixit, ism, line, manifesto, orthodoxy, persuasion, plan of action, platform, policy, political faith, political philosophy, polity, position, position paper, positive declaration, predicate, predication, principles, procedure, proclamation, profession, pronouncement, proposition, protest, protestation, religion, religious belief, religious faith, say, say-so, saying, school, sect, stance, stand, statement, system of belief, system of beliefs, teaching, tenet, theology, tradition, utterance, vouch, weltanschauung, word, world view
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