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1. Deserving of often limited praise or commendation: The student made a creditable effort on the essay.
2. Worthy of belief: a creditable story.
3. Deserving of commercial credit; creditworthy: a creditable customer.
4. Capable of being assigned.

cred′it·a·bil′i·ty, cred′it·a·ble·ness n.
cred′it·a·bly adv.


1. deserving credit, honour, etc; praiseworthy
2. obsolete credible
ˈcreditableness, ˌcreditaˈbility n
ˈcreditably adv


(ˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl)

bringing or deserving credit, honor, or esteem.
cred′it•a•ble•ness, cred`it•a•bil′i•ty, n.
cred′it•a•bly, adv.


1. 'credible'

If something is credible, it can be believed.

His latest statements are hardly credible.
This is not credible to anyone who has studied the facts.

Credible is most commonly used in negative sentences.

2. 'credulous'

People who are credulous are always ready to believe what other people tell them, and are easily deceived.

Credulous women bought the mandrake root to promote conception.
3. 'creditable'

A performance, achievement, or action that is creditable is of a reasonably high standard.

He polled a creditable 44.8 percent.
Their performance was even less creditable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.creditable - worthy of often limited commendation; "the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"


adjective praiseworthy, worthy, respectable, admirable, honourable, exemplary, reputable, commendable, laudable, meritorious, estimable The band turned out quite a creditable performance.


2. Worthy of being believed:
جَدير بالتَّقدير، مَشْكور، حَميد
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[ˈkredɪtəbl] ADJloable, encomiable


[ˈkrɛdɪtəbəl] adj
[score, achievement] → honorable
[action] → honorable, estimable


(= praiseworthy)lobenswert, anerkennenswert
(= credible)glaublich


[ˈkrɛdɪtəbl] adjche fa onore, lodevole, degno/a di lode


(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.
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.