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cred·i·tor

 (krĕd′ĭ-tər)
n.
One to whom money or its equivalent is owed.
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creditor

(ˈkrɛdɪtə)
n
(Commerce) a person or commercial enterprise to whom money is owed. Compare debtor
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cred•i•tor

(ˈkrɛd ɪ tər)

n.
a person or firm to whom money is due.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
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creditor

Any entity (including a person, company, or government) that provides credit. A debtor owes payments, financial or otherwise, to a creditor.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creditor - a person to whom money is owed by a debtor; someone to whom an obligation exists
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
mortgage holder, mortgagee - the person who accepts a mortgage; "the bank became our mortgagee when it accepted our mortgage on our new home"
debitor, debtor - a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt
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Translations
دائِن، صاحِب دَيْن
věřitel
kreditgiverkreditor
kreditoro
hitelezõ
lánardrottinn, skuldareigandi

creditor

[ˈkredɪtəʳ] Nacreedor(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

creditor

[ˈkrɛdɪtər] ncréancier/ière m/fcredit rating nindice m de solvabilitécredit risk n (= person) → emprunteur/euse m/f à risquecredit side n
on the credit side [balance sheet] → au crédit
on the credit side, ... (= as an advantage) → l'avantage, c'est que ...credit slip (US) navoir mcredit transfer nvirement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

creditor

nGläubiger m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

creditor

[ˈkrɛdɪtəʳ] ncreditore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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3221, which would exempt from property appraisal requirements a mortgage loan of $250,000 or less if it appears on the loan creditor's balance sheet for at least three years.
That means the student loan creditor could collect on the debt by garnishing wages (garnishment is usually capped at 25 percent of the debtor's net take home pay), seizing the amount from the debtor's bank account or taking property, Tarvin said.
The loan creditor reserves the right to charge the company interest.''