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Meaning of TENET

Pronunciation:  'tenit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
 

TENET is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: dogma
 
 See Also: article of faith, church doctrine, credendum, creed, gospel, religious doctrine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ten"et\, n. [L. tenet he holds, fr. tenere to hold. See
{Tenable}.]
Any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a
person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or
of Cicero.

      That al animals of the land are in their kind in the
      sea, . . . is a tenet very questionable. --Sir T.
                                               Browne.

      The religious tenets of his family he had early
      renounced with contempt.                 --Macaulay.

Syn: Dogma; doctrine; opinion; principle; position. See
     {Dogma}.

 

 

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