What does creed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creed, credo(noun)

    any system of principles or beliefs

  2. religious doctrine, church doctrine, gospel, creed(noun)

    the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group

Wiktionary

  1. creed(Noun)

    That which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.

    Etymology: From credo, crede, creda, from credo, from credere; akin to Old Irish cretim, and Sanskrit रद्दध्मि; crat + dh.

  2. creed(Noun)

    A reading or statement of belief that summarizes the faith it represents; a definite summary of what is believed; a confession of faith for public use; esp., one which is brief and comprehensive.

    Etymology: From credo, crede, creda, from credo, from credere; akin to Old Irish cretim, and Sanskrit रद्दध्मि; crat + dh.

  3. creed(Noun)

    The fact of believing; belief, faith.

    Etymology: From credo, crede, creda, from credo, from credere; akin to Old Irish cretim, and Sanskrit रद्दध्मि; crat + dh.

  4. creed(Verb)

    To believe; to credit.

    Etymology: From credo, crede, creda, from credo, from credere; akin to Old Irish cretim, and Sanskrit रद्दध्मि; crat + dh.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creed(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. credo, crede, AS. creda, fr. L. credo I believe, at the beginning of the Apostles' creed, fr. credere to believe; akin to OIr. cretim I believe, and Skr. raddadhmi; rat trust + dh to put. See Do, v. t., and cf. Credo, Grant.]

  2. Creed(verb)

    any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to

    Etymology: [OE. credo, crede, AS. creda, fr. L. credo I believe, at the beginning of the Apostles' creed, fr. credere to believe; akin to OIr. cretim I believe, and Skr. raddadhmi; rat trust + dh to put. See Do, v. t., and cf. Credo, Grant.]

  3. Creed(verb)

    to believe; to credit

    Etymology: [OE. credo, crede, AS. creda, fr. L. credo I believe, at the beginning of the Apostles' creed, fr. credere to believe; akin to OIr. cretim I believe, and Skr. raddadhmi; rat trust + dh to put. See Do, v. t., and cf. Credo, Grant.]

Freebase

  1. Creed

    A creed is a statement of belief, in particular a statement of faith that describes the beliefs shared by a religious community. Religious creeds are not intended to be comprehensive, but to be a summary of core beliefs. The term "creed" can also refer to a person's political or social beliefs, or is sometimes used to mean religious affiliation. One of the most widely used creeds in Christianity is the Nicene Creed, first formulated in AD 325 at the First Council of Nicaea. It was based on Christian understanding of the Canonical Gospels, the letters of the New Testament and to a lesser extent the Old Testament. Affirmation of this creed, which describes the Trinity, is generally taken as a fundamental test of orthodoxy for most Christian denominations. The Apostles' Creed is also broadly accepted. Some Christian denominations and other groups have rejected the authority of those creeds. Muslims declare the shahada, or testimony: "I bear witness that there is no god but God, and I bear witness that Muhammad is God's messenger." Whether Judaism is creedal has been a point of some controversy. Although some say Judaism is noncreedal in nature, others say it recognizes a single creed, the Shema Yisrael, which begins: "Hear, O Israel: the LORD our God, the LORD is one."

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. creed

    A metaphor with ankylosis--a figure of speech frozen stiff with fright.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of creed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of creed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of creed in a Sentence

  1. Laurence Sterne:

    First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake.

  2. Stephen Bozich:

    A lot of the actions by other companies against those who are even marginally attached to the gun industry have created some obstacles and barriers to us, but as a former soldier, I live by the creed of adapt and overcome.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    No disability in the world can outweigh one's inadequacy to treat people with dignity, equality and respect - regardless of their color, creed, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.

  5. Steve Milstein:

    If you look at the original 'Rocky,' ('Creed') really shows what's changed in the city.

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