Credence



[kreed-ns] /ˈkrid ns/

noun
1.
belief as to the truth of something:
to give credence to a claim.
2.
something giving a claim to belief or confidence:
letter of credence.
3.
Also called credence table, credenza. Ecclesiastical. a small side table, shelf, or niche for holding articles used in the Eucharist service.
4.
Furniture. (def 1).
/ˈkriːdəns/
noun
1.
acceptance or belief, esp with regard to the truth of the evidence of others: I cannot give credence to his account
2.
something supporting a claim to belief; recommendation; credential (esp in the phrase letters of credence)
3.
short for credence table
n.

mid-14c., from Medieval Latin credentia “belief,” from Latin credentum (nominative credens), past participle of credere “believe, trust” (see credo).

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