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Synonyms for credit

source of satisfaction or pride


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

credit someone with something


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

credit something to someone


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

on credit


  • 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


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


have trust in

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"Doing business with banks -- in terms of gaining access to credit -- was becoming more difficult," notes Tod Christie, Treasurer of Sealed Air Corp.
Perpetrators run the gamut from individuals with easy access to credit card information - such as credit agency officials, airline baggage handlers, and mail carriers, both public and private - to organized groups, usually from similar ethnic backgrounds, involved in large-scale card theft, manipulation, and counterfeiting activities.
The conference focused on methods and resources for encouraging initiatives and partnerships that increase access to credit and capital and strengthen local economies.
TILA also requires creditors to credit accounts on the date the consumer's payment is received; it limits consumers' liability for unauthorized use of a credit card; and it provides procedures for resolving billing disputes.
"With regard to credit cards, co-signers should know that the creditor can raise the debtor's credit limit without the co-signer's knowledge, making the dollar amount of the debt unpredictable," advises Steve Rhode, president and cofounder of Rockville, Maryland-based Debt Counselors of America, a nonprofit organization.
For example, the Federal Reserve District Banks meet periodically with representatives from the small business and agricultural sectors; representatives at these meetings generally have been quite positive with regard to credit availability.
Be careful when providing personal information, especially relating to credit, on a Web site.
At a time when we have moved from being a cash-dependent society to a credit-dependent one, and pre-approved credit offers bombard consumers, unscrupulous businesses are flourishing as they prey on people who have succumbed to credit dependency, found themselves in a sea of debt and lack the wherewithal to get out.
The Reserve Banks' Community Affairs staff members also regularly sponsor educational programs and develop publications to assist bankers, community representatives, and owners of small businesses in dealing with issues related to credit needs.
Thus, the questions you asked about the financial health of the household sector and its continued access to credit are particularly pertinent in today's economic environment.