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n. pl. cre·dos
1. A creed.
a. The Apostles' Creed.
b. The Nicene Creed, especially as the third item of the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Mass.
c. The musical setting of the Nicene Creed.
n, pl -dos
any formal or authorized statement of beliefs, principles, or opinions
n, pl -dos
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed
2. (Music, other) a musical setting of the Creed
[C12: from Latin, literally: I believe; first word of the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds]
cre•do(ˈkri doʊ, ˈkreɪ-)
n., pl. -dos.
1. (often cap.) the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Creed.
2. any creed or formula of belief.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Latin: literally, I believe; first word of the Apostles' and Nicene creeds]
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|Noun||1.||credo - any system of principles or beliefs|
testament - a profession of belief; "he stated his political testament"
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Athanasian Creed - a Christian profession of faith