Origin of credence
Examples from the Web for credence
Oleksiy Kosarev, leader of a local anti-corruption organization, lent some credence to this conception.
Valente lends some credence to the description of the Ndrangheta being the most powerful organized crime group in the world.
They also indicate that no credence should be placed in the “confessions” that will doubtless be televised by Iran.Are Israeli Agents Assassinating Iranian Scientists? A New Book Argues|Dan Raviv, Yossi Melman|July 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His letters of credence to the King of Denmark had, doubtless, already been made out,—possibly by himself.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
For my own part, I am disposed to accept all the traditions as generally worthy of credence.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire|John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
A sealed letter of credence to the head of the state or minister of foreign affairs according to rank of the representative.International Law|George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker
Behold these evidences then, ye who doubt, and place some credence in the narrations contained in this book.Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould
He thought scorn of our pleasant land, and gave no credence unto our word.Matthew Arnold|G. W. E. Russell
British Dictionary definitions for credence
Word Origin for credence
Word Origin and History for credence
mid-14c., from Medieval Latin credentia "belief," from Latin credentum (nominative credens), past participle of credere "believe, trust" (see credo).