Definition of Credo

1. Noun. Any system of principles or beliefs.

Exact synonyms: Creed
Specialized synonyms: Testament, Athanasian Creed
Generic synonyms: Doctrine, Ism, Philosophical System, Philosophy, School Of Thought
Derivative terms: Credal, Creedal



Definition of Credo

1. n. The creed, as sung or read in the Roman Catholic church.

Definition of Credo

1. Noun. A belief system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Credo

1. a creed [n -DOS] - See also: creed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Credo

creditableness
creditably
credited
credited(p)
crediting
creditless
creditor
creditor's rights
creditors
creditour
creditours
credits
creditworthiness
creditworthy
crednerite
credo (current term)
credobaptist
credobaptists
credophile
credophiles
credos
creds
credulities
credulitiveness
credulity
credulous
credulously
credulousness
credulousnesses
creed

Literary usage of Credo

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1. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"SYMBOL, OR credo. WE resemble not the celebrated comedian mademoiselle Duclos, to whom somebody said—" I would lay a wager, mademoiselle, that you do not ..."

2. Publications by English Historical Society (1848)
"... in Sicilia sive Calabria dotis nomine habens mercedem, eadem dote regi Tan- credo absolute vendita ut fratrem sequeretur, ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"A credo FOR the solo edification Of this decent congregation, Goodly people, by your grant I will sing a holy chant— I will sing a holy chant. ..."

4. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... In the bright presence of thy Lord O, weary is life's path to all ! Hard is the strife, and light the fall, But wondrous the reward ! A credo. ..."

5. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"Unguentum credo in der Augenheilkunde. Ther. Monatshefte, Berlin, 18, 1904, (455- 457). Fejer, Gyula. ..."

6. The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly (1894)
"... credo By Arthur Symons EACH, in himself, his hour to be and cease Endures alone, yet few there be who dare Sole with himself his single burden bear, ..."

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