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    credit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word credit

    Definition
    (noun) approval
    Synonyms : recognition
    Example Sentence
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
    Definition
    (noun) money available for a client to borrow Definition
    (noun) an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
    Synonyms : credit entry
    Definition
    (noun) used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise
    Example Sentence
    • she already had several performances to her credit
    Definition
    (noun) arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
    Synonyms : deferred payment
    Definition
    (noun) recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
    Synonyms : course credit
    Definition
    (noun) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    Example Sentence
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
    Definition
    (noun) an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work
    Example Sentence
    • the credits were given at the end of the film
    Definition
    (noun) an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
    Synonyms : credit rating
    Definition
    (verb) give someone credit for something
    Example Sentence
    • We credited her for saving our jobs
    Definition
    (verb) ascribe an achievement to
    Synonyms : accredit
    Example Sentence
    • She was not properly credited in the program
    Definition
    (verb) accounting: enter as credit
    Example Sentence
    • We credit your account with $100
    Definition
    (verb) have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of
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