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credit

Definitions


[ˈkrɛdɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future
(e.g: I've got unlimited credit)

- an entry recording a sum received, listed on the right-hand side or column of an account
(e.g: the columns should be added across and down and the total debits should equal the total credits)

- public acknowledgement or praise, given or received when a person's responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent
(e.g: he was quick to claim credit for the accomplishments of others)

- the acknowledgement of a student's completion of a course or activity that counts towards a degree or diploma as maintained in a school's records
(e.g: a student can earn one unit of academic credit)

- the quality of being believed or credited
(e.g: the abstract philosophy of Cicero has lost its credit)


Phrases:
- be in credit
- credit where credit is due
- do someone or something credit
- give someone credit for
- have something to one's credit
- on credit
- on the credit side
- to one's credit

Origin:
mid 16th century (originally in the senses ‘belief’, ‘credibility’): from French crédit, probably via Italian credito from Latin creditum, neuter past participle of credere ‘believe, trust’


[ˈkrɛdɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- publicly acknowledge a contributor's role in the production of (something published or broadcast)
(e.g: the screenplay is credited to one American and two Japanese writers)

- add (an amount of money) to an account
(e.g: this deferred tax can be credited to the profit and loss account)

- believe (something surprising or unlikely)
(e.g: you would hardly credit it—but it was true)


Phrases:
- be in credit
- credit where credit is due
- do someone or something credit
- give someone credit for
- have something to one's credit
- on credit
- on the credit side
- to one's credit

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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