Credent
Credent Cre"dent (kr?"dent), a. [. credens, -entis, p. pr. of credere to trust, believe. See {Creed}.] 1. Believing; giving credence; credulous. [R.] [1913 Webster]

If with too credent ear you list songs. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Having credit or authority; credible. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

For my authority bears of a credent bulk. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • credent — credént s. m., pl. credénţi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • credenţ — CREDÉNŢ, credenţuri, s.n. (reg.) Bufet. – Din germ. Kredenz. Trimis de LauraGellner, 31.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • credent — [krēd′ nt] adj. 1. Rare giving credence; believing 2. Obs. credible …   English World dictionary

  • credent — ˈkrēdənt adjective Etymology: Latin credent , credens, present participle of credere 1. archaic : giving credence : confiding if with too credent ear you list his songs Shakespeare 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • credent — adjective Etymology: Latin credent , credens, present participle Date: 1602 1. archaic giving credence ; confiding 2. obsolete credible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • credent — credently, adv. /kreed nt/, adj. 1. Archaic. believing. 2. Obs. credible. [1595 1605; < L credent (s. of credens), prp. of credere to believe] * * * …   Universalium

  • credent — adj. credible; giving confidence, credulous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • credent — cre·dent …   English syllables

  • credent — /ˈkridnt/ (say kreednt) adjective 1. believing. 2. Obsolete credible …   Australian English dictionary

  • miscreant — /mis kree euhnt/, adj. 1. depraved, villainous, or base. 2. Archaic. holding a false or unorthodox religious belief; heretical. n. 3. a vicious or depraved person; villain. 4. Archaic. a heretic or infidel. [1350 1400; ME < MF mescreant… …   Universalium

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