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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    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. Parzival:

    I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal. I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today. -Martin Luther king .jr

  2. Wendy Troxel:

    In the military, the creed is mission first, as it should be, so sleep is often scarified for operational demands.

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    Assassins Creed Odyssey. gaming is very broad now.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    One cannot impose its nationalism and ethnicity, except a legal dispute, on the ground of language, creed, caste, race, and colour upon a major host of it, who provided shelter and refuge as the human rights context. Indeed, it pictures the grave dishonesty, misrepresentation, even traitorous motives.

  5. The Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi:

    Covid-19 does not see race, religion, colour, caste, creed, language or border before striking, our response and conduct thereafter should attach primacy to unity and brotherhood. We are in this together.

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