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Definition of "tenet" []

  • An opinion, doctrine, or principle held as being true by a person or especially by an organization. See Synonyms at doctrine. (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.

Use "tenet" in a sentence
  • "Like most major religions, my main tenet is to treat other people the way I would like them to treat me."
  • "#109 – …. my main tenet is to treat other people the way I would like them to treat me."
  • "Your blatant evasion of the main tenet of my assertion proves to me that you do not understand the basics of the Constitution."