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credit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of credit

  1. 1 the right to take possession of goods before paying for them <because of their reputation for not paying their bills, no store will extend the family credit> Synonyms trust Related Words installment plan, layaway; charge account, credit line

  2. 2 an asset that brings praise or renown <your intelligence and dedication are a credit to you, our choice for teacher of the year> Synonyms boast, glory, crown jewel, honor, jewel, pride, treasure, trophyRelated Words pièce de résistance, showpiece; attraction, feature, highlight; distinction, excellence, merit, value, virtueNear Antonyms disgrace, dishonor; blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma; eyesore, fright, horror, mess

  3. 3 mental conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon <I give full credit to this report on the prevalence of cheating among college students today> Synonyms credence, belief, faithRelated Words axiom, law, precept, principle, tenet; assurance, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness; confidence, dependence (also dependance), reliance, trust; hope; doctrine, dogma, philosophy; dogmatism, fanaticism, insistenceNear Antonyms distrust, mistrust, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyAntonyms disbelief, discredit, doubt, nonbelief, unbelief

  4. 4 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <she deserves all the credit, since she did all the work> Synonyms acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), glory, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunRelated Words celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification

  5. 5 the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly <despite his legal woes, he has not yet lost all his credit with the administration in the White House> Synonyms authority, clout, influence, heft, in, juice [slang], leverage, pull, sway, weightRelated Words counterinfluence; command, dominance, dominion, mastery, predominance, reign, scepter, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy; consequence, eminence, importance, moment; impact, impress, impression, imprint, markNear Antonyms helplessness, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness




credit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of credit

  1. 1 to explain (something) as being the result of something else <has to credit his success in picking winning lottery numbers to pure luck> Synonyms accredit, ascribe, attribute, chalk up, impute, lay, put down Related Words blame, charge, father (on), impute (to), pin (on); assign, refer; associate, attach, connect, link

  2. 2 to regard as right or true <I simply cannot credit that story about the boy who was supposedly raised by wolves> Synonyms accept, buy, believe, swallow, take, trustRelated Words account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, disputeAntonyms disbelieve, discredit, reject





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