(noun, verb)


1. the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

- he gave credence to the gossip

Similar word(s): acceptance

Definition categories: thought, attitude

2. a kind of sideboard or buffet

Similar word(s): credenza

Definition categories: man–made, buffet, counter, sideboard

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.