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Dictionary definition for: Credit

1. (n) approval; "give her recognition for trying" "he was given credit for his work" "give her credit for trying" "the credits were given at the end of the film"

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

3. (n) money available for a client to borrow

4. (v) give credit for; "She was not properly credited in the program"

5. (n) an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

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

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

8. (v) have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of

9. (n) arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

10. (n) recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

11. (n) 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

12. (n) an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

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