Credence and Reliance


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Credence noun – Firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something.
Usage example: I'm afraid I don't put much credence in common gossip

Reliance is a synonym for credence in trust topic. In some cases you can use "Reliance" instead a noun "Credence", when it comes to topics like belief, quality, acceptance, confidence. popular alternative
Nearby Words: credible, credibility, credential
Synonyms for Credence


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Reliance noun – The quality or state of needing something or someone.
Usage example: his reliance on his next-door neighbor for all the local gossip

Credence is a synonym for reliance in trust topic. You can use "Credence" instead a noun "Reliance", if it concerns topics such as confidence, quality, affirmation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: reliable, reliability, reliant, relied
Synonyms for Reliance

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certain certain credence certain reliance
strong strong credence strong reliance
little little credence little reliance
less less credence less reliance
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