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credits

noun
plural of credit

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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

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2 an asset that brings praise or renown
  • your intelligence and dedication are a credit to you, our choice for teacher of the year

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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

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4 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • she deserves all the credit, since she did all the work

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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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credits

verb
present tense third-person singular of credit

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1 to explain (something) as being the result of something else
  • has to credit his success in picking winning lottery numbers to pure luck

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2 to regard as right or true
  • I simply cannot credit that story about the boy who was supposedly raised by wolves

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“Credits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/credits. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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