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(noun, verb)


There are 13 meanings of the word Credit.

How to pronounce credit:


Credit - as a noun


Example: "Give her recognition for trying"

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An accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

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credit entry
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Used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise

Example: "She already had several performances to her credit"

Arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

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deferred payment
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Recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

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course credit
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A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Example: "The student's essay failed to list several important citations"

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An entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

Example: "The credits were given at the end of the film"

An estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments

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credit rating

Credit - as a verb

Give someone credit for something

Example: "We credited her for saving our jobs"

Ascribe an achievement to

Example: "She was not properly credited in the program"

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Enter as credit

Example: "We credit your account with $100"

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Have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of

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Example Sentences

"She has a good credit score."
"His credit history is impeccable."
"The bank offers various credit options."
"They have a credit card limit of $10,000."
"The couple applied for a credit account."
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Word Game Points

Is CREDIT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, credit is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CREDIT has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is CREDIT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, credit is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CREDIT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is CREDIT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, credit is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CREDIT has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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