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Synonyms and Antonyms of credo

  1. 1 a body of beliefs and practices regarding the supernatural and the worship of one or more deities <the credo of the ancient Egyptians involved a variety of polytheism> Synonyms religion, creed, cult, faith, persuasionRelated Words church, communion, denomination, sect; doctrine, dogma, theology; deism, heathenism, monotheism, paganism, pantheism, polytheism, theismNear Antonyms agnosticism, know-nothingism; atheism, godlessness, nonbelief, secularism, unbelief

  2. 2 the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group <we must abide by the simple credo that “The customer is always right”> Synonyms creed, doctrine, dogma, gospel, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, testamentRelated Words manifesto; metaphysic, theory; axiom, tenet, watchword

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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