• IPA: /ˈkɹiː.dəns/


  1. (uncountable) Acceptance of a belief or claim as true, especially on the basis of evidence.
    Based on the scientific data, I give credence to this hypothesis.
  2. (rare, uncountable) Credential or supporting material for a person or claim.
    He presented us with a letter of credence.
  3. (religion, countable) A small table or credenza used in certain Christian religious services.
  4. (countable) A cupboard, sideboard, or cabinet, particularly one intended for the display of rich vessels or plate on open shelves.
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  • Russian: же́ртвенник
Translations Verb

credence (credences, present participle credencing; past and past participle credenced)

  1. (obsolete) To give credence to; to believe.
  • German: Glauben schenken, Vertrauen schenken
  • Portuguese: acreditar

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