credit

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

credit

noun

Definition of CREDIT

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
2
an asset that brings praise or renown <your intelligence and dedication are a credit to you, our choice for teacher of the year>
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, credit, faith
4
public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <she deserves all the credit, since she did all the work>
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>

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