Creed vs Creel - What's the difference?

creed | creel |


As nouns the difference between creed and creel

is that creed is that which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to while creel is (fishing) an osier basket, such as anglers use to hold fish.

As a verb creed

is to believe; to credit.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

creed

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • That which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.
  • A reading or statement of belief that summarizes the faith it represents; a definite summary of what is believed; a confession of faith for public use; especially, one which is brief and comprehensive.
  • * A creed is a manifesto of religious or spiritual beliefs
  • (rare) The fact of believing; belief, faith.
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
  • The precipice she stood on was immense, / So was her creed in her own innocence.

    Derived terms

    * Apostles' Creed * Athanasian Creed * Nicene Creed

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To believe; to credit.
  • References

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    creel

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (fishing) An osier basket, such as anglers use to hold fish.
  • *1897 , William Henley, In Fisherrow :
  • *:Her great creel forehead-slung, she wanders nigh,
  • *:Easing the heavy strap with gnarled, brown fingers
  • A bar or set of bars with skewers for holding paying-off bobbins, as in the roving machine, throstle, and mule.
  • Derived terms

    * creeler