What is credit?

  • (verb): Give someone credit for something.
    Example: "We credited her for saving our jobs"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on credit:

Insurance Score
... An insurance score - also called an insurance credit score - is a numerical point system based on select credit report characteristics ... There is no direct relationship to financial credit scores used in lending decisions, as insurance scores are not intended to measure creditworthiness, but rather to predict ...
Canadian Social Credit Movement - Other Parties
... parties have also promoted social credit principles, including John C ... Turmel's Christian Credit Party and Abolitionist Party of Canada, and the short-lived Canada Party ... The Global Party of Canada also appears to promote social credit economic policies ...

More definitions of "credit":

  • (verb): Have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of.
  • (noun): Used in the phrase 'to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise.
    Example: "She already had several performances to her credit"
  • (verb): Give credit for.
    Synonyms: accredit
  • (verb): Accounting: enter as credit.
    Example: "We credit your account with $100"
  • (noun): Approval.
    Example: "He was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"
    Synonyms: recognition
  • (noun): An accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items.
    Synonyms: credit entry
  • (noun): Money available for a client to borrow.
  • (noun): An entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work.
  • (noun): Recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours.
    Synonyms: course credit
  • (noun): Arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services.
    Synonyms: deferred payment

Famous quotes containing the word credit:

    In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.
    Jean Rostand (1894–1977)

    Laws remain in credit not because they are just, but because they are laws. That is the mystic foundation of their authority; they have no other.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)