English noun: credence
|1.||credence (cognition) the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true|
|Samples||He gave credence to the gossip.|
Acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years.
|Broader (hypernym)||attitude, mental attitude|
|Narrower (hyponym)||fatalism, recognition|
|2.||credence (artifact) a kind of sideboard or buffet|
|Broader (hypernym)||buffet, counter, sideboard|