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Overview of noun credit

The noun credit has 9 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (7) recognition, credit

(approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying")

2. (5) credit

(money available for a client to borrow)

3. (4) credit, credit entry

(an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items)

4. (3) credit

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

5. (2) credit, deferred payment

(arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services)

6. (1) credit, course credit

(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

(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

(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

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

Overview of verb credit

The verb credit has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (4) credit

(give someone credit for something; "We credited her for saving our jobs")

2. (3) accredit, credit

(ascribe an achievement to; "She was not properly credited in the program")

3. (2) credit

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

4. (1) credit

(have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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