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Credence

Cre´dence   Pronunciation: krē´dens
n.1.
1.Reliance of the mind on evidence of facts derived from other sources than personal knowledge; belief; credit; confidence.
To give credence to the Scripture miracles.
- Trench.
An assertion which might easily find credence.
- Macaulay.
2.That which gives a claim to credit, belief, or confidence; as, a letter of credence.
3.(Eccl.) The small table by the side of the altar or communion table, on which the bread and wine are placed before being consecrated.
4.A cupboard, sideboard, or cabinet, particularly one intended for the display of rich vessels or plate, and consisting chiefly of open shelves for that purpose.
v. t.1.To give credence to; to believe.
Noun1.Credencecredence - the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"
Synonyms: acceptance
2.credence - a kind of sideboard or buffet
Synonyms: credenza
Communion table, acceptance, acceptation, accepting, acception, acquiescence, admission, admitting, altar, altar carpet, altar desk, altar facing, altar of prothesis, altar rail, altar side, altar slab, altar stair, altar stone, altarpiece, ancona, assurance, assuredness, belief, bomos, certainty, chancel table, credit, credulity, dependence, eschara, frontal, gradin, hestia, holy table, hope, mensal, missal stand, predella, prothesis, reception, reliance, reliance on, retable, retablo, rood altar, scrobis, stock, store, superaltar, sureness, surety, suspension of disbelief, trust
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