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Synonyms for credit

source of satisfaction or pride

Synonyms

  • source of satisfaction or pride
  • asset
  • honour
  • feather in your cap

credit someone with something

Synonyms

  • attribute to
  • assign to
  • ascribe to
  • accredit to
  • impute to
  • chalk up to

credit something to someone

Synonyms

  • attribute to
  • ascribe to
  • accredit to
  • impute to
  • chalk up to

on credit

Synonyms

  • on account
  • by instalments
  • on tick
  • on hire-purchase
  • on the slate
  • by deferred payment
  • on (the) H.P.

Synonyms for credit

mental acceptance of the truth or actuality of something

favorable notice, as of an achievement

the act of attributing

to have confidence in the truthfulness of

Synonyms

to regard as belonging to or resulting from another

Synonyms for credit

an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

used in the phrase 'to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise

arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed

a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments

give someone credit for something

ascribe an achievement to

accounting: enter as credit

Antonyms

have trust in

References in classic literature ?
It is not easy to see how a step of this kind could be avoided; and if it should be taken, it is evident that it would prove the destruction of public credit at the very moment that it was becoming essential to the public safety.
Well, this letter gives the Count of Monte Cristo unlimited credit on our house.
Since I maintain that I have no credit, and you maintain I have.
His credit was not actually assailed, but it was suspended.
There was never any let-up in his turning the thumb-screws of extended credit and economy.
It was not true business principle to allow credit to a strong- bodied young fellow of the working-class who was too lazy to work.
They are not wise who give to themselves the credit due to others.
Figures are, however, more eloquent than words, and here is the official statement of the sums which were paid in to the credit of the Gun Club at the close of the subscription.
In his right pocket he had his letter of credit, in the left, his passport, and in a small leathern purse some double louis d'or, carefully sewn up in the bosom of his waistcoat.
Branca had provided for the more pressing necessities by pledging the credit of the house, so far as he
This," says he, "is to my bankers, the British Linen Company, placing a credit to your name.
He maintained that the poverty of Russia arises not merely from the anomalous distribution of landed property and misdirected reforms, but that what had contributed of late years to this result was the civilization from without abnormally grafted upon Russia, especially facilities of communication, as railways, leading to centralization in towns, the development of luxury, and the consequent development of manufactures, credit and its accompaniment of speculation--all to the detriment of agriculture.
Although I attach no sort of credit to the fantastic Indian legend of the gem, I must acknowledge, before I conclude, that I am influenced by a certain superstition of my own in this matter.
I cannot object,' said Mrs General--'though even that is disagreeable to me--to Mr Dorrit's inquiring, in confidence of my friends here, what amount they have been accustomed, at quarterly intervals, to pay to my credit at my bankers'.
The right thing was to correct them severely, if they were other than a credit to the family, but still not to alienate from them the smallest rightful share in the family shoebuckles and other property.