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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.]

credits

(ˈkrɛdɪts)
pl n
1. (Film) a list of those responsible for the production of a film or television programme
2. (Broadcasting) a list of those responsible for the production of a film or television programme
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.credits - a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
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"
acknowledgement, acknowledgment - a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
Translations
قائمة بأسْماء المُمَثِّلين
titulky
liste over medvirkenderulletekst
titulky

credits

[ˈkrɛdɪts] npl (Cine, TV) (opening) → titoli mpl di testa; (closing) → titoli mpl di coda

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.
References in classic literature ?
Beginning with the crash of several of the greatest Eastern banking houses, the tightness spread, until every bank in the country was calling in its credits.
I have tried in vain to get a licence upon credit at the Post Office;" said Pickles.
A government may be changed either into an oligarchy, democracy, or a free state; when the magistrates, or any part of the city acquire great credit, or are increased in power, as the court of Areopagus at Athens, having procured great credit during the Median war, added firmness to their administration; and, on the other hand, the maritime force, composed of the commonalty, having gained the victory at Salamis, by their power at sea, got the lead in the state, and strengthened the popular party: and at Argos, the nobles, having gained great credit by the battle of Mantinea against the Lacedaemonians, endeavoured to dissolve the democracy.
Taking into the account the existing debt, foreign and domestic, upon any plan of extinguishment which a man moderately impressed with the importance of public justice and public credit could approve, in addition to the establishments which all parties will acknowledge to be necessary, we could not reasonably flatter ourselves, that this resource alone, upon the most improved scale, would even suffice for its present necessities.
However, it does not signify; he has a letter of credit on me, so I must see him when he requires his money.
It was not true business principle to allow credit to a strong- bodied young fellow of the working-class who was too lazy to work.
Oolanga was the only one who did not credit her with at least some sense of fine feeling in the matter.
It is monstrous that for no offence but the wish to produce something beautiful, and the mistake of his powers in that direction, a writer should become the prey of some ferocious wit, and that his tormentor should achieve credit by his lightness and ease in rending his prey; it is shocking to think how alluring and depraving the fact is to the young reader emulous of such credit, and eager to achieve it.
Figures are, however, more eloquent than words, and here is the official statement of the sums which were paid in to the credit of the Gun Club at the close of the subscription.
Branca had provided for the more pressing necessities by pledging the credit of the house, so far as he
He maintained that the poverty of Russia arises not merely from the anomalous distribution of landed property and misdirected reforms, but that what had contributed of late years to this result was the civilization from without abnormally grafted upon Russia, especially facilities of communication, as railways, leading to centralization in towns, the development of luxury, and the consequent development of manufactures, credit and its accompaniment of speculation--all to the detriment of agriculture.
They are not wise who give to themselves the credit due to others.