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dogma

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dogma

  1. 1 a statement or body of statements concerning faith or morals proclaimed by a church <the Catholic dogma of the bodily assumption of the Virgin Mary> Synonyms canon, doctrineRelated Words canon law; belief, conviction, tenet; credo, creed, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, theology; axiom, precept, principle; symbol

  2. 2 the basic beliefs or guiding principles of a person or group <the Golden Rule encompasses a dogma that can serve all mankind> Synonyms credo, doctrine, creed, gospel, ideology (also idealogy), philosophy, testamentRelated Words manifesto; metaphysic, theory; axiom, tenet, watchword





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