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cred·it·a·ble

 (krĕd′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
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.

creditable

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

cred•it•a•ble

(ˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
bringing or deserving credit, honor, or esteem.
[1520–30]
cred′it•a•ble•ness, cred`it•a•bil′i•ty, n.
cred′it•a•bly, adv.

credible

credulouscreditable
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"

creditable

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

creditable

adjective
2. Worthy of being believed:
Translations
جَدير بالتَّقدير، مَشْكور، حَميد
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hæderlig
til vegsauka
övgüye değer

creditable

[ˈkredɪtəbl] ADJloable, encomiable

creditable

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

creditable

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

creditable

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

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 ?
I dare say she would not; but she would be introduced into the society of this country under such very favourable circumstances as, in all human probability, would get her a creditable establishment.
Damn it all," I said, more violently because I had an inkling my motive was none too creditable, "I don't want to know you.
The action was praised by the critics and reviewers as a highly creditable effort of the imagination.
It was creditable to have a sister married, and she might flatter herself with having been greatly instrumental to the connexion, by keeping Anne with her in the autumn; and as her own sister must be better than her husband's sisters, it was very agreeable that Captain Wentworth should be a richer man than either Captain Benwick or Charles Hayter.
But in Carthage, which is a democracy, money-getting is creditable, and yet their form of government remains unaltered.
He had come to purchase a wedding gift for his daughter, Janet, and an outfit for himself in which he might make a creditable appearance at her marriage.
Now and then, as happens at all receptions everywhere, a more than ordinary friendly soul blocked the procession and kept it waiting while he inquired how the brothers liked the village, and how long they were going to stay, and if their family was well, and dragged in the weather, and hoped it would get cooler soon, and all that sort of thing, so as to be able to say, when he got home, "I had quite a long talk with them"; but nobody did or said anything of a regrettable kind, and so the great affair went through to the end in a creditable and satisfactory fashion.
He was now, I gathered, living partly on his pension, and spoke of this daughter married, this daughter in service here, and that daughter in service there, one son settled in London and another in the States, with something of a patriarchal pride, with the independent air too of a man who could honestly say to himself that, with few advantages from fortune, having had, so to say, to work his passage, every foot and hour of it, across those twenty-two thousand miles and those sixty-seven years, he had made a thoroughly creditable job of his life.
His psychology, taking it all round, was really very creditable for an average sailor.
When they had forced a goblet of the fiery liquid upon him, Peter of Colfax regained his lost nerve enough so that he could raise his sword arm and defend himself; and as the fumes circulated through him, and the primal instinct of self-preservation asserted itself, he put up a more and more creditable fight, until those who watched thought that he might indeed have a chance to vanquish the Outlaw of Torn.
Wilson soon arrived, and, indisposed for business as I was at that moment, and little as I cared for the field or its owner, I forced my attention to the matter in hand, with very creditable determination, and quickly concluded the bargain - perhaps more to the thrifty farmer's satisfaction than he cared to acknowledge.
All that is original in us, and therefore fairly creditable or dis- creditable to us, can be covered up and hidden by the point of a cambric needle, all the rest being atoms contributed by, and inherited from, a procession of ancestors that stretches back a billion years to the Adam-clam or grasshopper or monkey from whom our race has been so tediously and ostentatiously and un- profitably developed.