n (idm 习语) attach/give credence to sth (fml 文) believe (gossip, reports, etc) 相信（流言蜚语、传言等）
*I attach little credence to what she says. 我对她的话姑妄听之. lend credence to sth/gain credence (fml 文) make sth/become more believable 使某事物[变得]更为可信.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:Medieval Latin credentia, from Latin credere 'to believe, trust, give to someone to keep safe']
formal the acceptance of something as true
give credence to sth
(=to believe or accept something as true)
I don't give any credence to these rumors.
(=to become more widely accepted or believed)
His ideas quickly gained credence among economists.
lend credence to sth
(=to make something more believable)
The DNA results lend credence to Hausmann's claims of innocence.
1. I attach little credence to what she says. 我对她的话姑妄听之.