Definitions for tenetˈtɛn ɪt; Brit. also ˈti nɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ten•etˈtɛn ɪt; Brit. also ˈti nɪt(n.)

  1. any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, etc., esp. one held as true by members of a profession, group, or movement.

Origin of tenet:

1590–1600; < L: he holds

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogma, tenet(noun)

    a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof


  1. tenet(Noun)

    An opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization.

  2. Origin: tenet, from teneo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenet(noun)

    any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero


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