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credit

cred·it

credit

 
pronunciation:
kre diht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the right or ability to buy things now but not pay until later.
Her credit is good at the clothing store.She bought a bicycle on credit.
definition 2: approval or praise given to a person or group for something that has been done.
I give him credit for trying so hard.She got all the credit for my great idea.
similar words:
admiration, glory, praise, respect
definition 3: a unit of study in school.
I earned three credits in English last semester.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: credited, crediting, credits
definition: to add to a person's account.
When you make a deposit, the bank will credit your account.
synonyms:
deposit
antonyms:
debit
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The word credit contains the following part:
cred, credit Latin root that means believe