credence

英 [ˈkriːdns]

美 [ˈkriːdns]

n.  可信性; 真实性; 信任; 信念

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Collins.1 / BNC.13894 / COCA.14310

#牛津词典回顶部

 noun

  • 可信性;真实性
    a quality that an idea or a story has that makes you believe it is true
    1. Historical evidence lends credence to his theory.
      史学根据使他的理论更为可信。
  • 信任;信念
    belief in sth as true
    1. They could give no credence to the findings of the survey.
      他们不相信这次调查的结果。
    2. Alternative medicine has been gaining credence (= becoming more widely accepted) recently.
      近来替代疗法越来越得到大众的认可。

#柯林斯词典回顶部

  • N-UNCOUNT (理论或故事的)可信性,真实性
    If something lends or gives credence to a theory or story, it makes it easier to believe.
    1. Good studies are needed to lend credence to the notion that genuine progress can be made in this important field.
      需要进行认真的研究,以让人们相信在这一重要领域可以取得真正的进展。
  • N-UNCOUNT 信任;相信
    If you give credence to a theory or story, you believe it.
    1. You're surely not giving any credence to this story of Hythe's?
      你肯定不会相信海斯的说法吧?

#英英释义回顶部

 noun

  • a kind of sideboard or buffet
      Synonym: credenza
    1. the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
      1. he gave credence to the gossip
      2. acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
      Synonym: acceptance

    #双语例句回顶部

    • Good studies are needed to lend credence to the notion that genuine progress can be made in this important field.
      需要进行认真的研究,以让人们相信在这一重要领域可以取得真正的进展。
    • It is strictly forbidden to obtain confessions and to give them credence.
      严禁逼供信。
    • Give no credence to rumours.
      不要轻信谣言。
    • Rumours find no credence with a wise man.
      流言止于智者。
    • But he added that careful analysis is required, and that actions taken by Iran's government do not lend credence to its claims of a free and fair vote.
      不过他又说,需要进行认真的分析,伊朗政府采取的措施并不能让人相信它所宣称的自由和公正。
    • This sudden storm lends credence to the weatherman's warning.
      突来的暴风雨看来证实了气象员的警报。
    • You cannot refuse credence to your own existence.
      你不能怀疑你的存在。
    • But I can't give credence to your yet story.
      但我不会相信你愚蠢的古代事件。
    • This professional opinion may add the users 'credence to the financial statements of the business.
      这些职业性的意见可以增强报表使用者对企业财务报表的信任度。
    • As the big day approaches, though, some rumours appear to have more credence than others.
      随着大日临近,有些谣言似乎比别的更可信。
    • The newspapers are giving no credence to the government's latest statements.
      报纸没有证实政府的最新声明。
    • They attached no credence to the government's latest statements.
      他们不相信政府最近的声明。
    • Her denials of this charge served merely to lend it credence.
      她对这一指控的矢口否认,反倒更使人相信这一指控是真的。
    • He did not give much credence to the story.
      他并不怎么相信这番话。
    • For my part, I give some credence to each of them.
      对我来说,我对每一个都给予了信任。
    • This evidence lends further credence to his case.
      这一证据加深了他的案子的可靠性。
    • But once again, science gives at least partial credence to something that was once considered only a myth.
      至少,曾经我们对曾认为是神话的事情有所了解了。
    • It also built up a network of analysts to lend credence to its recommendations.
      它还建立了一个分析师网络来加强推荐的可信度。
    • I'm not prepared to give credence to complaints made anonymously.
      我不会相信那些匿名投诉。
    • We should acknowledge this uncertainty by assigning some nontrivial degree of credence to each of these possibilities.
      我们对每一个可能性都应该不予以小瞧,要承认这种不确定性。
    • All you'll be doing is giving credence to her article.
      你所能做的只有对她的文章抱以信任了。
    • Ferguson gave no credence to rumours that David Beckham could return on loan during the MLS close season.
      弗格森也排出了贝克汉姆重返曼联的可能。
    • We have enough credence to tell you that we will meet any shortage.
      我们可以向你们保证,我们会填补一切短缺。
    • R.C.We won supports employees, admirations competitors, recognition customers and credence the government tiding over a great deal of difficulties.
      我们经历重重的考验,赢得了员工的支持,赢得了同行的赞赏,赢得了客户的认可,赢得了政府的信任。
    • Perhaps it serves to give credence to the existence of Peter the Apostle.
      或许它证明了伯多禄作为使徒的存在。
    • These results give more credence to the Muscle Pump Theory and the relation to muscle movement and reduced fatigue.
      这些结果更加表明肌肉运动理论的可靠性,肌肉运动和减少疲劳的相互关系。
    • This is by no means conclusive evidence, but it does lend credence to the idea that hypnotism opens up the subconscious mind.
      这绝对不是决定性的证据,但是的确对催眠打开潜意识思维的观点增加了可信度。
    • All the people here refuse credence to the story.
      这儿所有的人们都不相信这番话。
    • Accumulation fund weighs reserve again, it is a company to consolidate the property basis of oneself, increase the credence of the company and precautionary accident deficit, the regulation of according to law and company rules, it is beyond company capital the capital of stockpile.
      公积金又称储备金,是公司为巩固自身的财产基础,提高公司的信用和预防意外亏损,依照法律和公司章程的规定,在公司资本以外积存的资金。
    • The news may be true but as I heard it only at second hand, I am not likely to give it credence until I have it confirmed.
      这消息也许是真的,但我只是间接听来的,所以在我证实它以前,我是不大可能相信它的。