cred-, credit-, creed-
(Latin: believe, belief; faith; confidence; trust)
The term creed also applies to guiding principles; such as, reducing the size of company expenses has become the central creed for many corporate executives.2. Etymology: from Latin credo, "I believe".
2. Loss or want of belief or confidence; disbelief, distrust.
3. To show to be unworthy of belief; to take away the credibility of; to destroy confidence in.
4. To injure the credit or reputation of; to bring into discredit, disrepute, or loss of esteem; to disparage, degrade, defame, and slander.
2. The reverse of creditable; such as to bring discredit; injurious to reputation; disreputable, disgraceful.
Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
2. Something given to someone as a favor or privilege, or the giving of it; such as a land grant.
3. In law, something transferred from one person to another in a legal transaction, or the making of such a transaction.
4. A legal document recording a transaction in which something is transferred from one person to another.
5. To admit as true what is not proven; to allow; to yield; to concede: James takes it for granted that Carine is telling him the truth.
6. Etymology: from about 1200, "what is agreed to", from Anglo-French graunter, from Old French granter, a variant of creanter, "to promise, to guarantee, to confirm, to authorize," which came from Latin credentem, a form of credens; also a form of credere, "to believe, to trust".
2. To acknowledge, often reluctantly, the truth or efficacy of something.
3. To transfer money, property or rights to someone in a legal transaction.
2. Anyone who conveys property or a right in property by deed.
3. An organization, which provides aid in the form of grants, as for education, research, etc.
2. Etymology: from Latin incredibilis, "that which cannot be believed"; from in, "not" + credibitis, "worthy of belief".
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2. A state or feeling of disbelief.
There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.