Meaning of credential
Pronunciation: (kri-den'shul), [key]
- evidence of authority, status, rights, entitlement to privileges, or the like, usually in written form: Only those with the proper credentials are admitted.
- anything that provides the basis for confidence, belief, credit, etc.
- to grant credentials to, esp. educational and professional ones: She has been credentialed to teach math.
- providing the basis for confidence, belief, credit, etc.
- credential (Thesaurus)