- 1A system of religious belief; a faith: people of many creeds and culturesMore example sentences
- While we respect religious creeds, spiritual leaders and church councils, none of these can bind our consciences or force us to believe or observe anything outside of Bible truth.
- Historically, creeds have developed whenever religions migrate from their homelands.
- You are intolerant of other races, creeds and religions.
- 1.1 (often the Creed) A formal statement of Christian beliefs, especially the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed: the godparents will then swear that they believe in the Creed and the CommandmentsMore example sentences
- Parts of the Apostles' Creed are found in Christian writings dating to the second century.
- These include belief in the Creed of the Apostles and adherence to the doctrine of papal infallibility.
- The implications of the Creed for Christians in the postmodern era are staggering.
- 1.2A set of beliefs or aims which guide someone’s actions: liberalism was more than a political creedMore example sentences
- These are voices that represent all world views and political creeds.
- Socialism, too, has virtually disappeared, so that liberals and conservatives are seeking a counter-image to contrast to their own political creeds.
- Surely there must be more subtle and effective ways to win people over to your political creed.
Old English, from Latin credo.