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Synonyms for tenetˈtɛn ɪt; Brit. also ˈti nɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogma, tenet(noun)

    a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

    tenet, dogma

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tenet

    Doctrine primarily signifies that which is taught; principle, the fundamental basis on which the teaching rests. A doctrine is reasoned out, and may be defended by reasoning; a dogma rests on authority, as of direct revelation, the decision of the church, etc. A doctrine or dogma is a statement of some one item of belief; a creed is a summary of doctrines or dogmas. Dogma has commonly, at the present day, an offensive signification, as of a belief arrogantly asserted. Tenet is simply that which is held, and is applied to a single item of belief; it is a neutral word, neither approving nor condemning; we speak of the doctrines of our own church; of the tenets of others. A precept relates not to belief, but to conduct. Compare FAITH; LAW.

    article of belief, article of faith, belief, doctrine, dogma, precept, principle, teaching

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tenet(n.)

    doctrine, dogma, opinion, notion, principle, position, belief, creed, way of thinking

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principle, tint

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