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Definitions of credit

  1. To believe; trust; have confidence in; enter on the credit side of an account; to ascribe. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To believe; trust; sell or lend on trust; place to the credit of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. To give credit to or for; believe. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. enter as credit, in accounting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To confide in the truth of; to trust; to do credit; to set to the credit of. Public credit, the confidence which men entertain in the ability and disposition of a nation to make good its engagements with its creditors. Bills of credit, notes or bills issued by the public. Letter of credit, an order to receive money from an agent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To confide in; to believe; to trust; to sell goods on trust; to do honour to; to put a payment to an account to lessen its amount. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. used in the phrase"to your credit" to indicate an achievement deserving praise; "she already had several performances to her credit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. money available for a client to borrow Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; "she already had several performances to her credit"; Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. give someone credit for something; "We credited her for saving our jobs" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. give credit for; "She was not properly credited in the program" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. Reliance on the truth of something said or done; belief; faith; trust; confidence. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Reputation derived from the confidence of others; esteem; honor; good name; estimation. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. A ground of, or title to, belief or confidence; authority derived from character or reputation. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. That which tends to procure, or add to, reputation or esteem; an honor. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Influence derived from the good opinion, confidence, or favor of others; interest. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. The time given for payment for lands or goods sold on trust; as, a long credit or a short credit. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. The side of an account on which are entered all items reckoned as values received from the party or the category named at the head of the account; also, any one, or the sum, of these items; -- the opposite of debit; as, this sum is carried to one's credit, and that to his debit; A has several credits on the books of B. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To confide in the truth of; to give credence to; to put trust in; to believe. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To bring honor or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. To enter upon the credit side of an account; to give credit for; as, to credit the amount paid; to set to the credit of; as, to credit a man with the interest paid on a bond. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Belief; honor; trust; that which adds to one's reputation; sale on trust; financial standing; value received; opposite to debit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Belief: esteem: reputation: honor: good character: sale on trust: time allowed for payment: the side of an account on which payments received are entered. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. Belief; trust; reputation; time allowed for payment; record of payment; amount due. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. Belief, trust; character; repute; honor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Time allowed for payment; amount in one's favor, or the record of it. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A reliance of the mind on the truth of something said or done; belief or faith; reputation; estimation; that which procures or is entitled to belief; authority derived from one's character, or from the confidence of others; influence; power derived from weight of character, fidelity, or other cause; confidence in a man's solvency and probity, which entitles a man to be trusted: sale on trust; the time given for payment of goods sold on trust; the side of an account in which payment is entered, opposed to debit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Trust; reliance on the truth of words spoken; confidence in the sincerity of intentions or actions; good opinion derived from character or social position; power; influence; sale of goods on trust; time allowed for payment of goods not sold for ready money; in book-keeping, one side of an account is called the credit side, the other the debtor side-by is the sign of entry of the former, and to of the latter. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for credit

  1. You are too sensible a girl to place any credit in what he said, surely? – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  2. The stories of fattening pork wholly on charcoal, which we find in the books, we do not credit – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
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