Synonyms of credit


1. recognition, credit, approval, commendation

usage: approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"

2. credit, assets

usage: money available for a client to borrow

3. credit, credit entry, entry, accounting entry, ledger entry

usage: an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

4. credit, accomplishment, achievement

usage: used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; "she already had several performances to her credit";

5. credit, deferred payment, payment

usage: arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

6. credit, course credit, attainment

usage: recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

7. citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation, note, annotation, notation

usage: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's 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"

8. credit, title

usage: 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"

9. credit rating, credit, estimate, estimation, approximation, idea

usage: an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments


1. credit, impute, ascribe, assign, attribute

usage: give someone credit for something; "We credited her for saving our jobs"

2. accredit, credit, impute, ascribe, assign, attribute

usage: ascribe an achievement to; "She was not properly credited in the program"

3. credit, account, calculate

usage: accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100"

4. credit, trust, swear, rely, bank

usage: have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of

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Definition and meaning of credit (Dictionary)