approval; give her recognition for trying; he was given credit for his work; give her credit for trying
[ Syn: recognition ]
money available for a client to borrow
an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
[ Syn: credit entry ]
used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; she already had several performances to her credit;
arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
[ Syn: deferred payment ]
recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
[ Syn: course credit ]
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; the students 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
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'
an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a persons or an organizations ability to fulfill their financial commitments
[ Syn: credit rating ]
give someone credit for something; We credited her for saving our jobs'
ascribe an achievement to; She was not properly credited in the program
[ Syn: accredit ]
accounting: enter as credit; We credit your account with $100'
have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of