Meaning of CREDIT in English


I. noun see: creed Date: 1537 reliance on the truth or reality of something , 2. the balance in a person's favor in an account, an amount or sum placed at a person's disposal by a bank, the provision of money, goods, or services with the expectation of future payment , d. an entry on the right-hand side of an account constituting an addition to a revenue, net worth, or liability account, a deduction from an expense or asset account, any one of or the sum of the items entered on the right-hand side of an account, a deduction from an amount otherwise due, 3. influence or power derived from enjoying the confidence of another or others, good name ; esteem , credibility , a source of honor , 6. something that gains or adds to reputation or esteem ; honor , recognition , acknowledgment , recognition by name of a person contributing to a performance (as a film or telecast) , 8. recognition by a school or college that a student has fulfilled a requirement leading to a degree, ~ hour , see: belief II. transitive verb Etymology: partly from 1~; partly from Latin ~us, past participle Date: circa 1530 to trust in the truth of ; believe , to supply goods on ~ to, to bring ~ or honor upon, 4. to enter upon the ~ side of an account, to place an amount to the ~ of , 5. to consider usually favorably as the source, agent, or performer of an action or the possessor of a trait , to attribute to some person , see: ascribe

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