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creed

  

      n  
1    a concise, formal statement of the essential articles of Christian belief, such as the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed  
2    any statement or system of beliefs or principles  
     (Old English creda, from Latin credo I believe)  
  creedal, credal      adj  


Apostles' Creed  
      n   a concise statement of Christian beliefs dating from about 500 a.d., traditionally ascribed to the Apostles  
Athanasian Creed  
      n     (Christianity)   a profession of faith widely used in the Western Church which, though formerly attributed to Athanasius, probably originated in Gaul between 381 and 428 a.d  
Creed  
      n   Frederick. 1871--1957, Canadian inventor, resident in Scotland from 1897, noted for his invention of the teleprinter, first used in 1912  
Nicene Creed  
      n  
1    the formal summary of Christian beliefs promulgated at the first council of Nicaea in 325 a.d  
2    a longer formulation of Christian beliefs authorized at the council of Constantinople in 381, and now used in most Christian liturgies  
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Creed  
      n   Frederick. 1871--1957, Canadian inventor, resident in Scotland from 1897, noted for his invention of the teleprinter, first used in 1912  


Apostles' Creed  
      n   a concise statement of Christian beliefs dating from about 500 a.d., traditionally ascribed to the Apostles  
Athanasian Creed  
      n     (Christianity)   a profession of faith widely used in the Western Church which, though formerly attributed to Athanasius, probably originated in Gaul between 381 and 428 a.d  
creed  
      n  
1    a concise, formal statement of the essential articles of Christian belief, such as the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed  
2    any statement or system of beliefs or principles  
     (Old English creda, from Latin credo I believe)  
  creedal, credal      adj  
Nicene Creed  
      n  
1    the formal summary of Christian beliefs promulgated at the first council of Nicaea in 325 a.d  
2    a longer formulation of Christian beliefs authorized at the council of Constantinople in 381, and now used in most Christian liturgies  

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creed

  
  
articles of faith, belief, canon, catechism, confession, credo, doctrine, dogma, persuasion, principles, profession     (of faith)   tenet  

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