creditable

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adjective cred·it·able \ˈkre-di-tə-bəl\

Definition of creditable

  1. 1 :  worthy of belief <a creditable report>

  2. 2 :  sufficiently good to bring esteem or praise <a creditable performance>

  3. 3 :  worthy of commercial credit

  4. 4 :  capable of being assigned

creditability

play \ˌkre-di-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

creditableness

play \ˈkre-di-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

creditably

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Examples of creditable in a sentence

  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>

1526

First Known Use of creditable

1526


CREDITABLE Defined for English Language Learners

creditable

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adjective cred·it·able \ˈkre-di-tə-bəl\

Definition of creditable for English Language Learners

  • : good enough to be praised


CREDITABLE Defined for Kids

creditable

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adjective cred·it·able \ˈkre-də-tə-bəl\

Definition of creditable for Students

  1. :  good enough to deserve praise <They made a creditable attempt to clean up.>



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