Meaning of “credence” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /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)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!