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Definition of Credit

Credit

  1. Reliance on the truth of something said or done; belief; faith; trust; confidence.
  2. Reputation derived from the confidence of others; esteem; honor; good name; estimation.
  3. A ground of, or title to, belief or confidence; authority derived from character or reputation.
  4. That which tends to procure, or add to, reputation or esteem; an honor.
  5. Influence derived from the good opinion, confidence, or favor of others; interest.
  6. Trust given or received; expectation of future playment for property transferred, or of fulfillment or promises given; mercantile reputation entitling one to be trusted; -- applied to individuals, corporations, communities, or nations; as, to buy goods on credit.
  7. The time given for payment for lands or goods sold on trust; as, a long credit or a short credit.
  8. The side of an account on which are entered all items reckoned as values received from the party or the category named at the head of the account; also, any one, or the sum, of these items; -- the opposite of debit; as, this sum is carried to one's credit, and that to his debit; A has several credits on the books of B.
  9. To confide in the truth of; to give credence to; to put trust in; to believe.
  10. To bring honor or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of.
  11. To enter upon the credit side of an account; to give credit for; as, to credit the amount paid; to set to the credit of; as, to credit a man with the interest paid on a bond.

Credit Quotations

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit. - Arnold H. Glasow
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
Arnold H. Glasow

Humility is the true key to success. Successful people lose their way at times. They often embrace and overindulge from the fruits of success. Humility halts this arrogance and self-indulging trap. Humble people share the credit and wealth, remaining focused and hungry to continue the journey of success.
Rick Pitino

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S Truman
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry S Truman

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
Flannery O'Connor

I'm lucky to be part of a team who help to make me look good, and they deserve as much of the credit for my success as I do for the hard work we have all put in on the training ground.
Lionel Messi
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Credit Translations

credit in Dutch is krediet, tegoed, creditzijde, credit
credit in German is kredit, Ansehen {n}, Darlehen, Ansehen, Kredit
credit in Italian is avere, accreditare, credito
credit in Latin is promeritum
credit in Norwegian is kreditt
credit in Spanish is credito, bonificar, haber, bancos
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