Credit and Credence


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Credit noun – Mental conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon.
Usage example: I give full credit to this report on the prevalence of cheating among college students today

Credence is a synonym for credit in belief topic. In some cases you can use "Credence" instead a noun "Credit", when it comes to topics like opinion, faith, quality, recognition. popular alternative
Nearby Words: creditable, credited, credibility, creditably, creditor
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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

Credit is a synonym for credence in credibility topic. You can use "Credit" instead a noun "Credence", if it concerns topics such as opinion, faith, quality, trust. popular alternative
Nearby Words: credible, credibility, credential
Synonyms for Credence

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special special credit special credence
little little credit little credence
less less credit less credence
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