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Definition of "creed" []

  • A formal statement of religious belief; a confession of faith. (noun)
  • A system of belief, principles, or opinions: laws banning discrimination on the basis of race or creed; an architectural creed that demanded simple lines. (noun)
  • A concise, formal statement of the essential articles of Christian belief, such as the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any statement or system of beliefs or principles (noun)

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Use "creed" in a sentence
  • "There are no political solutions for an Army of God, creatures who exist for the misery of others, their creed is the destruction of all that is good and pure."
  • "Forgive me if my linguistic assumption is incorrect, but the word creed comes from the Latin "credo" or some form of the word."
  • "When men get together, and make what they call a creed, the supposition is that they then say as nearly as possible what they mean and what they believe."