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[kreed] /krid/

any system, doctrine, or formula of religious belief, as of a denomination.
any system or codification of belief or of opinion.
an authoritative, formulated statement of the chief articles of Christian belief, as the , the Nicene Creed, or the Athanasian Creed.
the creed, .
a concise, formal statement of the essential articles of Christian belief, such as the Apostles’ Creed or the Nicene Creed
any statement or system of beliefs or principles
Frederick. 1871–1957, Canadian inventor, resident in Scotland from 1897, noted for his invention of the teleprinter, first used in 1912

Old English creda “article or statement of Christian belief,” from Latin credo “I believe” (see credo). Broadening 17c. to mean “any statement of belief.”


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