creditable


cred·it·able

adjective \ˈkre-di-tə-bəl\

: good enough to be praised

Full Definition of CREDITABLE

1
:  worthy of belief <a creditable report>
2
:  sufficiently good to bring esteem or praise <a creditable performance>
3
:  worthy of commercial credit
4
:  capable of being assigned
cred·it·abil·i·ty \ˌkre-di-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
cred·it·able·ness \ˈkre-di-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun
cred·it·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of CREDITABLE

  1. <a creditable effort, even if it didn't succeed completely>
  2. <let's look for a scientifically creditable explanation before going off into the realm of the supernatural>

First Known Use of CREDITABLE

1526

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