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Another word for doctrine

  1. A principle taught or advanced for belief, as by a religious or philosophical group

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Another word for doctrine

Synonym Study

  • Precept refers to an injunction or dogma intended as a rule of action or conduct to teach by example rather than by precept
  • Tenet connotes a component belief or principle of a system or theory the tenets of a political party
  • Dogma refers to a belief or doctrine that is handed down by authority as true and indisputable, and may connote arbitrariness, arrogance, etc. religious dogma
  • Doctrine refers to a theory based on carefully worked out principles and taught or advocated by its adherents scientific or social doctrines