1. the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
- he gave credence to the gossip
Similar word(s): acceptance
2. a kind of sideboard or buffet
Similar word(s): credenza
Sentences with credence as a noun:
- Based on the scientific data, I give credence to this hypothesis.
- He presented us with a letter of credence.
1. (obsolete) To give credence to; to believe.