(1) A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
< < < < < ; see doctor.
- A belief or tenet, especially about philosophical or theological matters.
- The body of teachings of a religion, or a religious leader, organization, group or text.
- The incarnation is a basic doctrine of classical Christianity.
- The four noble truths summarise the main doctrines of Buddhism.
From doctrina, diminutive from doctus, taught, perfect passive participle of docere, teach