Meaning of 'credit'

Find the meaning of the word ‘credit’

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Meaning of ‘credit’

13 definitions found.



used in the phrase 'to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise

Example: "I already had several performances to my credit."


recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed

Synonyms: course credit


an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments

Synonyms: credit rating


an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

Example: "the credits were given at the end of the film"



Synonyms: recognition


a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Synonyms: quotation reference citation mention cite


arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

Synonyms: deferred payment


money available for a client to borrow


an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

Synonyms: credit entry


to have trust in


to give someone credit for something

Example: "We credited them for saving our jobs."


to ascribe an achievement to

Example: "They were not properly credited in the program."

Synonyms: accredit


to enter as credit, in accounting

Example: "We credited your account with $100 for the returned goods."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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