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synonyms for doctrine

  • attitude
  • axiom
  • belief
  • concept
  • creed
  • dogma
  • precept
  • proposition
  • regulation
  • rule
  • statement
  • teaching
  • tenet
  • tradition
  • article
  • basic
  • canon
  • convention
  • conviction
  • credenda
  • declaration
  • fundamental
  • gospel
  • implantation
  • inculcation
  • indoctrination
  • instruction
  • position
  • pronouncement
  • propaganda
  • article of faith
  • universal law
  • unwritten rule
See also synonyms for: doctrines
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antonyms for doctrine

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  • ambiguity
  • disbelief
  • heterodoxy
  • skepticism
  • unbelief
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How to use doctrine in a sentence

For example, as David Rotman writes, the economic doctrine of high GDP growth, once challenged only by people on the radical fringe, is now being questioned by Nobel-winning economists.
TO THINK YOUR WAY OUT OF A CRISIS, LOOK BEYOND ITKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Because it discourages consideration of the secondary impacts of a corporation’s actions, the doctrine is arguably at the root of phenomena, such as offshoring and contingent labor, which have frayed the social fabric of America and the world.
COINBASE WANTS TO REJECT POLITICS. IT SHOULD ALREADY KNOW HOW RISKY THAT IS.DZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Under Kentucky’s version of the castle doctrine — a home-defense provision common in many states — residents are allowed to use defensive force against someone “forcibly entering” a dwelling.
A WOMAN KILLED. AN OFFICER SHOT. AND NO ONE LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE.DAVID FAHRENTHOLDSEPTEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I am very much an instrumentalist, and am comfortable with the “shut up and calculate” doctrine.
YOUR GUIDE TO THE MANY MEANINGS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS - FACTS SO ROMANTICSABINE HOSSENFELDERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020NAUTILUS
The doctrine of evolutionary ethics is now blessedly in decline, mostly because of a widespread feeling that science and morality represent, as Stephen Jay Gould argued, different and non-overlapping magisteria.
JUST BECAUSE IT’S NATURAL DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GOOD - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEDAVID P. BARASHAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
The doctrine of international free trade, albeit the most conspicuous of its applications, was but one case under the general law.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Doctrine”—the Monroe doctrine declared that no foreign power should acquire additional dominion in America.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
But the central economic doctrine of cost can not be shaken by mere denunciation.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He forgot the great doctrine of humility, and declared that "Mister" Weston should have the volume that very night.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The biological doctrine of evolution was misinterpreted and misapplied to social policy.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO DOCTRINE

  • assumption
  • concept
  • credence
  • credo
  • creed
  • doctrine
  • dogma
  • faith
  • fundamental
  • gospel
  • gospel truth
  • hypothesis
  • idea
  • ideology
  • law
  • opinion
  • postulate
  • precept
  • principle
  • say-so
  • tenet
  • theorem
  • theory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.