Definitions for credit

Definitions for (noun) credit

Main entry: credit

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

Usage: she already had several performances to her credit;

Main entry: course credit, credit

Definition: recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

Main entry: credit, credit rating

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

Main entry: credit

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

Usage: the credits were given at the end of the film

Main entry: credit, recognition

Definition: approval

Usage: give her recognition for trying; he was given credit for his work; give her credit for trying

Main entry: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

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

Usage: 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

Main entry: deferred payment, credit

Definition: arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

Main entry: credit

Definition: money available for a client to borrow

Main entry: credit, credit entry

Definition: an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

Definitions for (verb) credit

Main entry: credit

Definition: have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of

Main entry: credit

Definition: give someone credit for something

Usage: We credited her for saving our jobs

Main entry: credit, accredit

Definition: ascribe an achievement to

Usage: She was not properly credited in the program

Main entry: credit

Definition: accounting: enter as credit

Usage: We credit your account with $100

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