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Definition of 'credit'

Noun

  1. approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"; "the credits were given at the end of the film"
       Synonyms: recognition
  2. money available for a client to borrow
  3. an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
       Synonyms: credit entry
       Antonyms: debit debit entry
  4. used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; "she already had several performances to her credit";
  5. arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
       Synonyms: deferred payment
       Antonyms: cash immediate payment
  6. recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
       Synonyms: course credit
  7. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "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"
       Synonyms: citation cite acknowledgment reference mention quotation
  8. an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

Verb

  1. give someone credit for something; "We credited her for saving our jobs"
  2. give credit for; "She was not properly credited in the program"
       Synonyms: accredit
  3. accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100"
       Antonyms: debit
  4. have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of


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