Pronunciation: (krēd'ns),[key] —n. 1. belief as to the truth of something: to give credence to a claim. 2. something giving a claim to belief or confidence: letter of credence. 3. Also called cre'dence ta"ble, credenza.Eccles.a small side table, shelf, or niche for holding articles used in the Eucharist service.
4. Furniture.credenza (def. 1).