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cred·it

 (krĕd′ĭt)
n.
1.
a. An arrangement for deferred payment of a loan or purchase: a store that offers credit; bought my stereo on credit.
b. The terms governing such an arrangement: low prices and easy credit.
c. The time allowed for deferred payment: an automatic 30-day credit on all orders.
2.
a. The deduction of a payment made by a debtor from an amount due.
b. The positive balance or amount remaining in a person's account.
c. A credit line.
3. Reputation for solvency and integrity entitling a person to be trusted in buying or borrowing: You should have no trouble getting the loan if your credit is good.
4.
a. Official certification or recognition that a student has successfully completed a course of study: He received full credit for his studies at a previous school.
b. A unit of study so certified: This course carries three credits.
5. often credits An acknowledgment of work done, as in the production of a motion picture or publication: At the end of the film we stayed to watch the credits.
6. Influence based on the good opinion or confidence of others: used his credit with the police to get them to devote more time to the case.
7. Recognition or approval for an act, ability, or quality: gave them credit for a job well done.
8. A source of honor or distinction: This exceptional athlete is a credit to our team.
9. A reputation for sound character or quality; standing: It is to their credit that they worked so hard without complaining.
10. Belief or confidence in the truth of something: "They give no credit to [his] scurrilous assertions" (John Edgar Wideman). See Synonyms at belief.
tr.v. cred·it·ed, cred·it·ing, cred·its
1.
a. To give as a credit: credited $500 to her account.
b. To give a credit to: credit an account.
2. To give or award an educational credit to.
3.
a. To regard as having performed an action or being endowed with a quality: had to credit them with good intentions.
b. To ascribe or attribute: credit the invention to him; credited her recovery to an innovative treatment. See Synonyms at attribute.
4. Archaic To bring honor or distinction to.

[French, from Old French, from Old Italian credito, from Latin crēditum, loan, from neuter past participle of crēdere, to entrust; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

credit

(ˈkrɛdɪt)
n
1. commendation or approval, as for an act or quality: she was given credit for her work.
2. a person or thing serving as a source of good influence, repute, ability, etc: a credit to the team.
3. the quality of being believable or trustworthy: that statement had credit.
4. influence or reputation coming from the approval or good opinion of others: he acquired credit within the community.
5. belief in the truth, reliability, quality, etc, of someone or something: I would give credit to that philosophy.
6. (Commerce) a sum of money or equivalent purchasing power, as at a shop, available for a person's use
7. (Banking & Finance)
a. the positive balance in a person's bank account
b. the sum of money that a bank makes available to a client in excess of any deposit
8. (Commerce)
a. the practice of permitting a buyer to receive goods or services before payment
b. the time permitted for paying for such goods or services
9. (Commerce) reputation for solvency and commercial or financial probity, inducing confidence among creditors
10. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting
a. acknowledgment of an income, liability, or capital item by entry on the right-hand side of an account
b. the right-hand side of an account
c. an entry on this side
d. the total of such entries
e. (as modifier): credit entries. Compare debit1
11. (Social Welfare) short for tax credit
12. (Education) education
a. a distinction awarded to an examination candidate obtaining good marks
b. a section of an examination syllabus satisfactorily completed, as in higher and professional education
13. (Banking & Finance) letter of credit an order authorizing a named person to draw money from correspondents of the issuer
14. (Commerce) on credit with payment to be made at a future date
vb (tr) , -its, -iting or -ited
15. (foll by with) to ascribe (to); give credit (for): they credited him with the discovery.
16. to accept as true; believe
17. to do credit to
18. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting
a. to enter (an item) as a credit in an account
b. to acknowledge (a payer) by making such an entry. Compare debit2
19. (Education) to award a credit to (a student)
[C16: from Old French crédit, from Italian credito, from Latin crēditum loan, from crēdere to believe]
ˈcreditless adj

cred•it

(ˈkrɛd ɪt)

n.
1. commendation given for some action, quality, etc.
2. a source of pride or honor.
3.
a. the acknowledgment of something as due a person, institution, etc.
b. credits, the names of all who contributed to a motion picture or a television program, usu. listed at the end.
4. trustworthiness; credibility.
5.
a. permission for a customer to have goods or services that will be paid for at a later date.
b. the reputation of a person or firm for paying bills or other financial obligations when due: to ruin one's credit.
6. influence or authority resulting from a good reputation.
7. a sum of money due to a person: Your account shows a credit of $50.
8.
a. official acceptance and recording of the work completed by a student in a particular course of study.
9.
a. an entry of payment or value received on an account.
b. the right-hand side of an account on which such entries are made (opposed to debit).
c. an entry, or the total shown, on the credit side.
10. any deposit or sum of money against which a person may draw.
v.t.
11. to believe or trust.
12. to bring honor, esteem, etc., to; reflect well upon.
13. to enter on the credit side of an account; give credit for or to.
14. to award educational credits to.
15. credit to or with, to ascribe: a success credited to hard work; herbs credited with healing powers.
Idioms:
1. do someone credit, to be a source of honor or distinction for someone. Also, do credit to someone.
2. on credit, by deferred payment: to buy a sofa on credit.
3. to one's credit, deserving of praise; admirable.
[1535–45; < Middle French < early Italian credito < Latin crēditum loan, n. use of neuter of crēditus, past participle of crēdere to believe, entrust, give credit]

Credit

 
  1. Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately … the hangover comes the day after —Dr. Joyce Brothers
  2. Credit is like a looking glass … .once cracked [it] can never be repaired again —Sir Walter Scott

    An anonymous rhymed version of this is “Credit, like a lookin-glass, broken once, is gone, alas!” and, from John Ray’s Proverbs there’s “Credit lost is like Venice glass broken.”

  3. Credit is like chastity, they can both stand temptation better than suspicion —Josh Billings
  4. Creditors buzz like locusts —Anaïs Nin
  5. Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make —Spanish proverb
  6. The first step in debt is like the first step in falsehood, involving the necessity of going on in the same course, debt following debt, as lie follows lie —Samuel Smiles
  7. It’s [borrowing] like anticipating one’s income, and making the future bear the expenses of the past —Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
  8. Just as in the relations between creditor and debtor there is always an element of the disagreeable that can never be overcome, for the very reason that the one is irrevocably committed to the role of giver and the other to that of receiver; so in a sick person, a latent feeling of resentment at every obvious sign of consideration is always ready to burst forth —Stefan Zweig
  9. Lending to the feckless is like pelting a stray dog with dumplings —Arab proverb
  10. No man’s credit is as good as his money —Edward Watson Howe

credit


Past participle: credited
Gerund: crediting

Imperative
credit
credit
Present
I credit
you credit
he/she/it credits
we credit
you credit
they credit
Preterite
I credited
you credited
he/she/it credited
we credited
you credited
they credited
Present Continuous
I am crediting
you are crediting
he/she/it is crediting
we are crediting
you are crediting
they are crediting
Present Perfect
I have credited
you have credited
he/she/it has credited
we have credited
you have credited
they have credited
Past Continuous
I was crediting
you were crediting
he/she/it was crediting
we were crediting
you were crediting
they were crediting
Past Perfect
I had credited
you had credited
he/she/it had credited
we had credited
you had credited
they had credited
Future
I will credit
you will credit
he/she/it will credit
we will credit
you will credit
they will credit
Future Perfect
I will have credited
you will have credited
he/she/it will have credited
we will have credited
you will have credited
they will have credited
Future Continuous
I will be crediting
you will be crediting
he/she/it will be crediting
we will be crediting
you will be crediting
they will be crediting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crediting
you have been crediting
he/she/it has been crediting
we have been crediting
you have been crediting
they have been crediting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crediting
you will have been crediting
he/she/it will have been crediting
we will have been crediting
you will have been crediting
they will have been crediting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crediting
you had been crediting
he/she/it had been crediting
we had been crediting
you had been crediting
they had been crediting
Conditional
I would credit
you would credit
he/she/it would credit
we would credit
you would credit
they would credit
Past Conditional
I would have credited
you would have credited
he/she/it would have credited
we would have credited
you would have credited
they would have credited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.credit - approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
memorial, remembrance, commemoration - a recognition of meritorious service
ovation, standing ovation - enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
salutation, salute - an act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"
2.credit - money available for a client to borrow
assets - anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
cheap money - credit available at low rates of interest
export credit - a credit opened by an importer with a bank in an exporter's country to finance an export operation
import credit - credit opened by an importer at a bank in his own country upon which an exporter may draw
bank line, credit line, line of credit, personal credit line, personal line of credit, line - the maximum credit that a customer is allowed
commercial credit - credit granted by a bank to a business concern for commercial purposes
letter of credit - a document issued by a bank that guarantees the payment of a customer's draft; substitutes the bank's credit for the customer's credit
3.credit - an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
accounting entry, ledger entry, entry - a written record of a commercial transaction
debit, debit entry - an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing
4.credit - used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; "she already had several performances to her credit";
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
5.credit - arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
immediate payment, cash - prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check
6.credit - recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
attainment - the act of achieving an aim; "the attainment of independence"
credit hour, semester hour - a unit of academic credit; one hour a week for an academic semester
7.credit - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passagecredit - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
annotation, notation, note - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
photo credit - a note acknowledging the source of a published photograph
cross-index, cross-reference - a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
8.credit - an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work; "the credits were given at the end of the film"
title - a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work; "the novel had chapter titles"
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
9.credit - an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
Verb1.credit - give someone credit for something; "We credited her for saving our jobs"
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
2.credit - ascribe an achievement to; "She was not properly credited in the program"
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
3.credit - accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100"
finance - sell or provide on credit
account, calculate - keep an account of
debit - enter as debit
4.credit - have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of
believe - credit with veracity; "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?"
rely, trust, swear, bank - have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"

credit

noun
1. praise, honour, recognition, glory, thanks, approval, fame, tribute, merit, acclaim, acknowledgment, kudos, commendation, Brownie points It would be wrong of us to take all the credit for this result.
2. source of satisfaction or pride, asset, honour, feather in your cap He is a credit to his family.
3. prestige, reputation, standing, position, character, influence, regard, status, esteem, clout (informal), good name, estimation, repute His remarks lost him credit with many people.
4. belief, trust, confidence, faith, reliance, credence At first this theory met with little credit.
verb
1. believe, rely on, have faith in, trust, buy (slang), accept, depend on, swallow (informal), fall for, bank on You can't credit anything he says.
credit someone with something attribute to, assign to, ascribe to, accredit to, impute to, chalk up to (informal) You don't credit me with any intelligence at all, do you?
credit something to someone attribute to, ascribe to, accredit to, impute to, chalk up to (informal) Although the song is usually credited to Lennon and McCartney, it was written by McCartney alone.
on credit on account, by instalments, on tick (informal), on hire-purchase, on the slate (informal), by deferred payment, on (the) H.P. They bought most of their furniture on credit.
Proverbs
"credit where credit is due"

credit

noun
1. Mental acceptance of the truth or actuality of something:
2. Favorable notice, as of an achievement:
3. The act of attributing:
verb
1. To have confidence in the truthfulness of:
Idiom: take at one's word.
2. To regard as belonging to or resulting from another:
Translations
اِئْتِمَاناعتِمـاد ، دَيْنتَسْليمات ومَطلوباتتَصْديق، ثِقَـهتَصديق، سُمْعَـة حَسَنـه
úvěrvěřitvěřitelský účetvírazápočet
kreditkrediterekreditposteringkreditværdighedkursusbevis
krediittikunnialuottouskoa
kredit
hiteljavára írjóváíráskredittanegység
afborgunarfrestur; lánsviîskiptieigna, ætlaeinkunnarblaîfæra til teknainneign
信用販売
신용
banko sąskaitoje esanti sumadaryti kam garbęįskaitakreditankreditas
aizdevumsatzīšanabankas rēķinā esošā summaierakstīt konta labajā pusēieskaite
kreditpoložka na strane ,,dal``úververiteľský účetzápočet
kreditposojilopriznanje
kredit
การซื้อเชื่อ
kredimevduatmümkün olduğuna inanmaksaygınlıktaksit
tín dụng

credit

[ˈkredɪt]
A. N
1. (Fin)
1.1. (in account) (= positive balance)
his account is in creditsu cuenta tiene saldo positivo or está en números negros
as long as you stay in credit or keep your account in creditmientras pueda mantener un saldo positivo
you have £10 to your credittiene 10 libras en el haber, tiene un saldo a favor de 10 libras
see also letter A2
1.2. (for purchases) → crédito m
they were refused creditse les denegó un crédito
is his credit good?¿se le puede dar crédito sin riesgo?
to give sb creditconceder un crédito a algn
interest-free creditcrédito m sin intereses
to buy sth on creditcomprar algo a crédito or a plazos
"no credit given"no se fía
"credit terms available"se vende a plazos, facilidades de pago
1.3. (Accounting) → saldo m acreedor, saldo m positivo
on the credit side (lit) → en el haber (fig) → entre los aspectos positivos
2. (= honour) → honor m
he's a credit to his familyes un orgullo para su familia, honra a su familia
it does you creditdice mucho a tu favor, te honra
with a skill that would have done credit to an expertcon una habilidad que hubiera sido el orgullo de un experto
to his credit, I must point out thatdebo decir en su favor que ...
3. (= recognition) → mérito m
they deserve credit for not giving upmerecen que se les reconozca el mérito de no haberse rendido
credit where it's or credit's duea cada uno según sus méritos
to get the credit (for sth)llevarse el mérito (de algo)
I did the work and he got all the credityo hice el trabajo y él se llevó todo el mérito
to give sb credit for (doing) sthreconocer a algn el mérito de (haber hecho) algo
to take the credit for (doing) sthllevarse el mérito de (haber hecho) algo
it would be wrong for us to take all the creditno estaría bien que nos llevásemos todo el mérito
4. (= credence)
he's a lot better than people give him credit fores bastante mejor que lo que la gente cree
I gave you credit for more sensete creía más sensato
I have to give some credit to his storytengo que reconocer que su historia tiene algo de verdad
5. credits (Cine, TV) (= titles) → títulos mpl de crédito, créditos mpl; (= achievements) → logros mpl
she has a long list of stage creditscuenta con una larga lista de éxitos or logros en escena
6. (esp US) (Univ) (= award) → crédito m, unidad f de valor académico
B. VT
1. (= believe) → creer
it's hard to credit that such things went ones difícil de creer que pasaran cosas semejantes
would you credit it!¡parece mentira!
2. (= attribute)
I credited him with more sensele creía más sensato
credit me with some sense!¡no me tomes por idiota!
he is credited with the discoveryse le atribuye a él el descubrimiento
you don't credit her with a mind of her ownno te das cuenta de que ella sabe lo que quiere
3. (Comm) [+ money, interest] → abonar, ingresar
the money was credited to his accountel dinero se abonó or se ingresó en su cuenta
we credit you with the interest monthlyle abonamos or ingresamos el interés mensualmente
C. CPD credit account Ncuenta f de crédito
credit agency Nagencia f de créditos
credit balance Nsaldo m acreedor, saldo m positivo
credit card Ntarjeta f de crédito
credit entry Nanotación f en el haber
credit facilities NPLfacilidades fpl de crédito
credit limit Nlímite m de crédito
credit line Nlínea f de crédito
credit note Nnota f de crédito
credit rating Nclasificación f crediticia (fig) → credibilidad f
the government's credit rating has plummetedla credibilidad del gobierno ha caído en picado
credit reference Ninforme m de crédito
credit squeeze Nrestricciones fpl de crédito
credit union Ncooperativa f de crédito

credit

[ˈkrɛdɪt]
n
(FINANCE)crédit m
on credit → à crédit
to be in credit [person, bank account] → être créditeur/trice
to have sth to one's credit [+ achievement] → avoir qch à son actif
(= praise) → mérite m
to sb's credit
To his credit, he never → Il faut dire en sa faveur qu'il n'a jamais ...
to be to sb's credit that ...
It is to her credit that she decided to go before she had become a liability → Elle a décidé de partir avant de devenir un poids mort, ce qui est tout à son honneur.
to take the credit for sth → s'attribuer le mérite de qch
to do sb credit
It does him credit → Cela lui fait honneur.
It does you credit → Cela vous fait honneur.
to be a credit to sb/sth
He's a credit to his family → Il fait honneur à sa famille.
to give sb credit for sth [+ sense, morality] → prêter qch à qn
to give credit where credit's due → rendre à César ce qui est à César
(SCHOOL)unité f de valeur
vt
(FINANCE) [+ account] → créditer
to credit sth to sb → porter qch au crédit de qn
to credit 50 pounds to sb → créditer qn de 50 livres, créditer le compte de qn de 50 livres
(= believe) → ajouter foi à, croire
(fig) to credit sb with sth [+ sense, morality] → prêter qch à qn, attribuer qch à qn
credits npl (CINEMA) (on film)générique m

credit

n
no pl (Fin) → Kredit m; (in pub, hotel, shop etc) → Stundung f; the bank will let me have £5,000 creditdie Bank räumt mir einen Kredit von £ 5.000 ein; to buy on creditauf Kredit kaufen; to sell on creditgegen Kredit verkaufen; his credit is gooder ist kreditwürdig; (in small shop) → er ist vertrauenswürdig; to give somebody (unlimited) creditjdm (unbegrenzt) Kredit geben; we can’t give you credit (bank)wir können Ihnen keinen Kredit geben; (corner shop etc)wir können Ihnen nichts stunden; pubs do not usually give creditin Lokalen bekommt man normalerweise nichts gestundet; letter of creditKreditbrief m, → Akkreditiv nt
(Fin: = money possessed by person, firm) → (Gut)haben nt; (Comm: = sum of money) → Kreditposten m; to be in creditGeld ntauf dem Konto haben; to keep one’s account in creditsein Konto nicht überziehen; the credits and debitsSoll und Haben nt; how much have we got to our credit?wie viel haben wir auf dem Konto?; credit arrangementsKreditvereinbarungen pl
no pl (= standing)Ansehen nt; a man of good creditein angesehener Mann
no pl (= honour)Ehre f; (= recognition)Anerkennung f; (Sch, Univ: = distinction) → Auszeichnung f; he’s a credit to his familyer macht seiner Familie Ehre; that’s to his creditdas ehrt ihn; well, all credit to you for not succumbingalle Achtung, dass Sie nicht nachgegeben haben; at least he has this to his creditdas spricht immerhin für ihn; her generosity does her creditihre Großzügigkeit macht ihr alle Ehre; to reflect great credit on somebodyjdm große Ehre machen; to come out of something with creditehrenvoll aus etw hervorgehen; to get all the creditdie ganze Anerkennung or Ehre einstecken; I do all the work and he gets all the creditich mache die Arbeit, und ihm wird es als Verdienst angerechnet; the credit for that should go to himdas ist sein Verdienst; to take the credit for somethingdas Verdienst für etw in Anspruch nehmen; credit where credit is due (prov) → Ehre, wem Ehre gebührt (prov)
no pl (= belief)Glaube m; to give credit to somethingetw glauben, einer Sache (dat)Glauben schenken; to lend credit to somethingetw glaubwürdig erscheinen lassen or machen; to gain creditan Glaubwürdigkeit gewinnen; I gave you credit for more senseich habe Sie für vernünftiger gehalten; worthy of creditglaubwürdig
(esp US Univ) → Schein m; to take or do creditsScheine machen
credits pl (Film etc) → Vor-/Nachspann m; (in book) → Herausgeber- und Mitarbeiterverzeichnis nt
vt
(= believe)glauben; would you credit it!ist das denn zu glauben!, ist das denn die Möglichkeit!
(= attribute)zuschreiben (+dat); I credited him with more senseich habe ihn für vernünftiger gehalten; he was credited with having invented itdie Erfindung wurde ihm zugeschrieben; he was credited with having found the solutiones wurde als sein Verdienst angerechnet or es wurde ihm zugutegehalten, diese Lösung gefunden zu haben; it’s credited with (having) magic powersihm werden Zauberkräfte zugeschrieben
(Fin) → gutschreiben; to credit a sum to somebody’s accountjds Konto (dat)einen Betrag gutschreiben (lassen); he/his account had been credited with £100ihm/seinem Konto waren £ 100 gutgeschrieben worden

credit

:
credit account
nKreditkonto nt
credit agency
n (giving credit) → Finanzierungsinstitut nt; (for credit investigation) → Kreditschutzverein m
credit balance
nKontostand m, → Saldo m
credit bureau
n (US) = credit agency
credit card
nKreditkarte f
credit check
nÜberprüfung fder Kreditwürdigkeit; to run a credit on somebodyjds Kreditwürdigkeit überprüfen
credit control
nKreditüberwachung f
credit entry
nGutschrift f
credit facilities
plKreditmöglichkeiten pl
credit hour
n (US: Univ) → anrechenbare (Vorlesungs)stunde
credit interest
nHabenzinsen pl
credit limit
nKreditgrenze f
credit line
n
(Fin) → Kreditrahmen m
(= sources)Herkunfts- or Quellenangabe f
credit note
nGutschrift f

credit

:
credit page
nHerausgeber- und Mitarbeiterverzeichnis nt
credit rating
nKreditwürdigkeit f; to have a good/bad creditals kreditwürdig/als nicht kreditwürdig eingestuft werden
credit-rating agency
nKreditschutzverein m, → ˜ Schufa f
credit report
nKreditauskunft f
credit risk
nKreditrisiko nt, → Gegenparteirisiko nt; to be a good/poor creditein geringes/großes Kreditrisiko darstellen
credit sales
plKreditkäufe pl
credit side
n (lit, fig)Habenseite f; on the credit he’s youngfür ihn spricht, dass er jung ist
credit slip
credit squeeze
nKreditbeschränkung or -knappheit f
credit standing
credit terms
plKreditbedingungen pl
credit titles
pl (Film) = credit N g
credit transfer
n (Brit) → (Geld)überweisung f
credit union
nKreditgenossenschaft f
creditworthiness
creditworthy

credit

[ˈkrɛdɪt]
1. n
a. (Fin) → credito
to give sb credit → fare credito a qn
you have £100 to your credit → lei ha 100 sterline a suo credito
on credit → a credito
is his credit good? → gli si può dare credito?
to be in credit (person) → essere creditore/trice (bank account) → essere coperto/a
b. (honour) → onore m
to one's credit → a proprio onore
it is to his credit that ... → bisogna riconoscergli che...
he's a credit to his family → fa onore alla sua famiglia
to give sb credit for (doing) sth → riconoscere a qn il merito di (aver fatto) qc
I gave you credit for more sense → ti reputavo più sensato
it does you credit → ti fa onore
to take credit for (doing) sth → attribuirsi il merito di (aver fatto) qc
c. (Univ) (esp Am) certificato di compimento di una parte di un corso universitario
see also credits
2. vt
a. (believe) (also give credit to) → credere, prestar fede a
b. (attribute) → attribuire il credito a
to credit sb with sth → attribuire qc a qn
I credited him with more sense → credevo che avesse più cervello
he credited them with the victory → attribuì a loro il merito della vittoria
c. (Comm) to credit £50 to sb, to credit sb with £50accreditare 50 sterline a qn
3. adj (limit, agency) → di credito
on the credit side (fig) → a suo favore

credit

(ˈkredit) noun
1. time allowed for payment of goods etc after they have been received. We don't give credit at this shop.
2. money loaned (by a bank).
3. trustworthiness regarding ability to pay for goods etc. Your credit is good.
4. (an entry on) the side of an account on which payments received are entered. Our credits are greater than our debits.
5. the sum of money which someone has in an account at a bank. Your credit amounts to 2,014 dollars.
6. belief or trust. This theory is gaining credit.
7. (American) a certificate to show that a student has completed a course which counts towards his degree.
verb
1. to enter (a sum of money) on the credit side (of an account). This cheque was credited to your account last month.
2. (with with) to think of (a person or thing) as having. He was credited with magical powers.
3. to believe (something) to be possible. Well, would you credit that!
ˈcreditable adjective
bringing honour or respect. creditable effort.
ˈcreditably adverb
ˈcreditor noun
a person to whom a debt is owed.
ˈcredits noun plural
the list of names of the actors, producer, director etc given at the beginning or end of a film.
credit card
a card which allows the holder to buy goods etc on credit. to pay by credit card.
be a credit to (someone), do (someone) credit
to bring honour or respect to (someone or something). Your son is a credit to his school; Your honesty does you credit.
give (someone) credit (for something)
to acknowledge and praise (someone for a good piece of work etc). He was given credit for completing the work so quickly.
on credit
payment being made after the date of sale. Do you sell goods on credit?
take (the) credit (for something)
to accept the praise given (for something). I did all the work, and he took all the credit.

credit

اِئْتِمَان úvěr kredit Kredit πίστωση crédito luotto crédit kredit credito 信用販売 신용 krediet kreditt kredyt crédito кредит kredit การซื้อเชื่อ kredi tín dụng 贷款

credit

n. crédito;
vt. acreditar, dar crédito.
References in classic literature ?
The smallness of the company made it necessary for the two principal actors to take several parts apiece, and they certainly deserved some credit for the hard work they did in learning three or four different parts, whisking in and out of various costumes, and managing the stage besides.
I might keep still and get more credit in your eyes.
As for the money I had from you, I deposit it to your credit, Professor Beecher having made me an allowance for steering rival parties on the wrong trail.
Grandmother told him she was sure the Lord had remembered these things to his credit, and had helped him out of many a scrape when he didn't realize that he was being protected by Providence.
I can credit that yonder Huron was to fall by my hand, for with my own eyes I have seen it; but nothing short of being a witness will cause me to think he has met with any reward, or that Chingachgook there will be condemned at the final day.
In half an hour there was a board meeting; later, he was to hold a post mortem on a railroad; at every moment questions were being asked by telegraph, by cable, questions that involved the credit of individuals, of firms, of even the country.
It was true that some land was cultivated on the further slope, some mills erected and lumber furnished from the inexhaustible forest; but the consumers were the inhabitants themselves, who paid for their produce in borrowed capital or unlimited credit.
But now, in his extreme old age,--whether it were that his long and hard experience had actually brightened him, or that his decaying judgment rendered him less capable of fairly measuring himself,--the venerable man made pretensions to no little wisdom, and really enjoyed the credit of it.
But I charge you, in this matter of old Mistress Prynne, give to your predecessor's memory the credit which will be rightfully due" And I said to the ghost of Mr.
If that double-bolted land, Japan, is ever to become hospitable, it is the whale-ship alone to whom the credit will be due; for already she is on the threshold.
heads up', and all that; but you would not take much credit for your drill if all your men had their heads tied to a backboard
They had been in the neighborhood so short a time that they could not get much credit, and there was no one except Szedvilas from whom they could borrow even a little.