on the credit side

Definition of on the credit side

  1. 1 chiefly British :  in the section of a financial record where credits are written Enter these amounts on the credit side.

  2. 2 —used when mentioning the things that one likes about something On the credit side, the restaurant offers a wide range of choices.

Word by Word Definitions

creditplay
  1. :  reliance on the truth or reality of something

    :  the balance in a person's favor in an account

    :  an amount or sum placed at a person's disposal by a bank

  1. :  to trust in the truth of :  believe

    :  to supply goods on credit to

    :  to bring credit or honor upon

sideplay
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness


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