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



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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