tenet

  • 1 Tenet — ist der Name von: Edouard Tenet (1907 1978), französischer Boxer George Tenet (* 1953), US amerikanischer CIA Direktor Tenet (Band) amerikanische Thrash Metal Band Siehe auch Tennet …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Tenet — Ten et, n. [L. tenet he holds, fr. tenere to hold. See {Tenable}.] Any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero. [1913 Webster] That al animals of the land are …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 tenet — principle, properly a thing held (to be true), early 15c., from L. tenet he holds, third person singular present indicative of tenere to hold, to keep, to maintain from PIE root *ten to stretch (Cf. Skt. tantram loom, tanoti stretches, lasts;… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 tenet — tenet; tenuit /tenat/tenyuwat/ He holds; he held. In the Latin forms of the writ of waste against a tenant, these words introduced the allegation of tenure. If the tenancy still existed, and recovery of the land was sought, the former word was… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 5 tenet — index article (precept), belief (something believed), concept, conviction (persuasion), doctrine, dogma, idea …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 tenet — *doctrine, dogma Analogous words: belief, conviction, persuasion, view (see OPINION): *principle, fundamental, axiom …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 tenet — meaning ‘a dogma or doctrine’, is now normally pronounced ten it …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 tenet — [n] belief, principle article of faith, assumption, canon, conception, conviction, credo, creed, doctrine, dogma, faith, impression, maxim, opinion, persuasion, position, precept, presumption, profession, rule, selfconviction, system, teaching,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 tenet — ► NOUN ▪ a central principle or belief. ORIGIN Latin, he holds …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 tenet — [ten′it] n. [L, he holds < tenere: see TENANT] a principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth, as by some group SYN. DOCTRINE …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Tenet — A tenet is any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine which a person or group believes or maintains, such as the tenets of Plato or of UNESCO.Tenet may also refer to:* TeNet Software Consultants, A company offering web solution services.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 tenet — n. 1) a basic, fundamental tenet 2) a tenet that + clause (our basic tenet is that all people are equal) 3) (misc.) to embrace the tenets of a new philosophy * * * [ tenɪt] fundamental tenet (misc.) to embrace the tenets of a new philosophy a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 Tenet — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Tenet peut faire référence à : George Tenet (né en 1953), haut fonctionnaire américain, directeur de la CIA de 1997 à 2004 ; Tenet Healthcare,… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 14 tenet — ten|et [ˈtenıt] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: he or she holds , from tenere; TENOR] a principle or belief, especially one that is part of a larger system of beliefs central/basic/fundamental etc tenet ▪ one of the basic tenets of democracy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 tenet — UK [ˈtenɪt] / US [ˈtenət] noun [countable] Word forms tenet : singular tenet plural tenets a principle, or a belief …

    English dictionary

  • 16 tenet — [[t]te̱nɪt[/t]] tenets N COUNT: with supp, oft N of n The tenets of a theory or belief are the main principles on which it is based. [FORMAL] Non violence and patience are the central tenets of their faith... The judge s ruling was based on the… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 tenet — noun the fundamental tenet of Marxism Syn: principle, belief, doctrine, precept, creed, credo, article of faith, axiom, dogma, canon; theory, thesis, premise, conviction, idea, view, opinion, position; ( …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 tenet — noun Etymology: Latin, he holds, from tenēre to hold Date: circa 1600 a principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true; especially one held in common by members of an organization, movement, or profession …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 tenet — /ten it/; Brit. also /tee nit/, n. any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, etc., esp. one held as true by members of a profession, group, or movement. [1590 1600; < L: he holds] Syn. belief, position. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 20 tenet — noun An opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization …

    Wiktionary


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.