Dictionary

creditor

noun cred·i·tor \ˈkre-di-tər, -ˌtr\

: a person, bank, or company that lends money to someone

Full Definition of CREDITOR

:  one to whom a debt is owed; especially :  a person to whom money or goods are due

Examples of CREDITOR

  1. She owes thousands of dollars to creditors.

First Known Use of CREDITOR

15th century

Rhymes with CREDITOR

CREDITOR Defined for Kids

creditor

noun cred·i·tor \ˈkre-də-tər\

Definition of CREDITOR for Kids

:  a person to whom a debt is owed

Browse

7 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: creditor nationPrevious Word in the Dictionary: credit moneyAll Words Near: creditor
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears