American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A creed.
- n. The Apostles' Creed.
- n. The Nicene Creed, especially as the third item of the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Mass.
- n. The musical setting of the Nicene Creed.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The creed in the service of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches.
- n. A musical setting of the creed, usually in canon or fugue form. It comes between the Gloria and the Sanctus.
- n. A belief system.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The creed, as sung or read in the Roman Catholic church.
- n. any system of principles or beliefs
- From Latin crēdō ("I believe"); see creed. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, the Apostles' Creed, from Latin crēdō, I believe (the first word of the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed), first person sing. present tense of crēdere, to believe; see kerd- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Die hard fans of Ms. Steel will enjoy ONE DAY AT A TIME as Coco must learn to follow the title credo if she is to have any chance at happiness.”
“Still, another term that describes faith is creed, a system of beliefs, from the Latin "credo" -- I believe.”
“This may be seen in what she called her credo, a sentence or two from which will indicate her type of thought.”
“Forgive me if my linguistic assumption is incorrect, but the word creed comes from the Latin "credo" or some form of the word.”
“For those familiar with either Latin or the Nicene Creed, "credo" is the beginning of the Nicene Creed and has the meaning of "I believe.”
“And this credo is rarely as true elsewhere as it is in shôjo manga.”
“Unless, of course, his glib little credo is just meant to sound fine without actually meaning anything.”
“G: With all due respect, my credo is to trust but verify.”
“It's the old thing, credit comes from the word credo and that means I believe.”
“Instead of them in other writings are put I believe him, I trust him, I have faith in him, I rely on him, and in Latin credo illi, fido illi; and in Greek [Greek]; and that this singularity of the ecclesiastic use of the word hath raised many disputes about the right object of the Christian faith.”
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