an official declaration of religious belief; a confession of faith.
something of belief, maxims, or viewpoints: laws and regulations banning discrimination based on battle or creed; an architectural creed that demanded simple lines.
whatever is believed; accepted doctrine, specially spiritual; a certain set of philosophy; any summary of axioms or views professed or adhered to.
A reading or statement of belief that summarizes the trust it presents; a definite summary of what is believed; a confession of faith for general public use; esp., one which is brief and comprehensive.
The fact of believing; belief, belief.
A definite summary of what exactly is thought; esp., a summary of the articles of Christian faith; a confession of trust for public usage; esp., the one which is brief and extensive.
Any summary of concepts or opinions professed or followed.
A statement of belief on any subject, religious, political, scientific, or other; especially, a formal statement of religious belief; a “form of words, setting forth with authority certain articles of belief which are regarded by the framers as necessary for salvation, or at least for the well-being of the Christian Church” (Schaff, The Creeds of Christendom, I. i.).
what exactly is believed; acknowledged doctrine; specifically, religious doctrine.
any system of axioms or beliefs
the written human body of teachings of a religious group that are typically accepted by that team