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credit bureau an organization that collects and dispenses credit information on individuals or companies.
credit card any of numerous cards, issued by banks, stores, or the like, allowing the holder to charge goods or services; charge card.
credit history a record of how somebody has repaid loans, credit card bills, and other debts, used as a guide by money lenders.
creditor one to whom money is owed.
credit rating a rating of the worthiness of an individual or company to be extended credit, based on previous repayment of debts, financial stability, and the like.
credit union a cooperative financial association that provides its members with services such as checking or savings accounts and loans at low interest rates.
creditworthy considered sufficiently financially sound to be extended credit.
credo any formulation of belief, esp. a religious one; creed. [2 definitions]
credulity an inclination to believe or trust, esp. without sufficient basis or evidence; gullibility.
credulous disposed to believe, esp. on scanty evidence; gullible. [2 definitions]
Cree a member of a North American Indian tribe of the central Canadian provinces. [2 definitions]
creed any formulated system of principles, beliefs, or opinions, esp. in a religion. [2 definitions]
Creek a member of the strong confederacy of Indian tribes formed from groups previously in Alabama and Georgia, and now mostly in Oklahoma. [2 definitions]
creek a stream, smaller than a river, in some places flowing only after rain falls or snow melts.
creek bed a channel occupied, or formerly occupied, by a stream.
creel a portable basketlike container carried by a person who is fishing, to hold the fish that have been caught. [2 definitions]
creep to move with the body close to or dragging along on the ground or other surface; crawl. [12 definitions]
creepage a gradual movement as of soil, rock, or glaciers.
creeper a person, animal, or thing that creeps. [6 definitions]
creep out (informal) to cause (someone) to feel uneasy or a bit frightened; give (someone) the creeps.
creep up on to silently approach from behind or in such as way as to surprise.