credit (Meaning)

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credit (n)

approval

money available for a client to borrow

an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

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

arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

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

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

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

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

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credit (v)

give someone credit for something

ascribe an achievement to

accounting: enter as credit

have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of

credit Sentence Examples

  1. She finally received the credit she deserved for her contribution to the project.
  2. My bank account showed a credit for the returned item.
  3. To qualify for the loan, you'll need a good credit score.
  4. The artist humbly gave credit to their mentor for their artistic development.
  5. The store offered store credit as an alternative to a refund.
  6. The teacher encouraged us to give credit to our sources in our research papers.
  7. The success of the business can be largely credited to the hard work of the employees.
  8. He used a prepaid credit card for his online purchases.
  9. The play received critical acclaim, with many reviewers crediting the director's vision.
  10. The old car wouldn't start, and the mechanic suspected a problem with the ignition credit. (Here, "credit" is a less common usage, referring to a specific part in a car's ignition system.)

FAQs About the word credit

approval, money available for a client to borrow, an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items, used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to ind

trust,installment plan,credit line, charge account, layaway

dishonor, stigma, blemish, stain, dishonor, shame, blemish, disgrace, defect, disgrace

She finally received the credit she deserved for her contribution to the project.

My bank account showed a credit for the returned item.

To qualify for the loan, you'll need a good credit score.

The artist humbly gave credit to their mentor for their artistic development.