Definition of Credit:

  1. The ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future.

  2. Short form of the term letter of credit.

  3. Publicly acknowledge someone as a participant in the production of (something published or broadcast).

  4. Accounting: An entry on the right-hand side of an account record in double entry bookkeeping. It has the effect of decreasing an asset or expense account, or of increasing a capital, liability, or revenue account. See also debit.

  5. An entry recording a sum received, listed on the right-hand side or column of an account.

  6. Believe (something surprising or unlikely).

  7. The quality of being believed or credited.

  8. The acknowledgment of a students completion of a course or activity that counts toward a degree or diploma as maintained in a schools records.

  9. Add (an amount of money) to an account.

  10. Banking: Purchasing power created by banks through lending based on fractional reserve system.

  11. Commerce: An agreement based largely on trust under which goods, services, or money is exchanged against a promise to pay later. Also called commercial credit.

  12. Public acknowledgment or praise, typically that given or received when a persons responsibility for an action or idea becomes or is made apparent.

Synonyms of Credit

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How to use Credit in a sentence?

  1. This deferred tax can be credited to the profit and loss account.
  2. She didnt have enough money to pay cash for the car of her dreams, so she decided to take out a loan and buy it on credit .
  3. The abstract philosophy of Cicero has lost its credit.
  4. The screenplay is credited to one American and two Japanese writers.
  5. The president claims credit for each accomplishment.
  6. Ive got unlimited credit.
  7. A student can earn one unit of academic credit.
  8. You would hardly credit it—but it was true.
  9. His credit amount on his credit card had been increased by his bank and thats why he was going to the electronics store and buying that computer he had been looking at the week before.
  10. The columns should be added across and down and the total debits should equal the total credits.
  11. I was able to credit my buyer with more money because he decided to buy a larger quantity of my product.

Meaning of Credit & Credit Definition