Meaning of “credence” - Learner’s Dictionary

credence

noun uk us /ˈkriːdəns/
add/give/lend credence to sth

to make a story, theory, etc seem more likely to be true:

The letters lend credence to the idea that he had an unhappy life.

(Definition of “credence” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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