Definitions For Credit


  • Used in the phrase to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise
  • Recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
  • An estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
  • An entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work
  • Approval
  • A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  • Arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
  • Money available for a client to borrow
  • An accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
  • Money that a bank or business will allow a person to use and then pay back in the future
  • A record of how well you have paid your bills in the past
  • An amount of money that is added to an account


  • Have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of
  • Give someone credit for something
  • Ascribe an achievement to
  • Accounting: enter as credit
  • To add (an amount of money) to a total
  • To add money to (an account)
  • To give honor or recognition to (someone or something) for doing something or for making something happen

Is Credit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Credit is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Credit in a Sentence

  • Banks that extend credit to the public
  • You need to have a strong credit history and a good job in order to get a mortgage.
  • A credit of $50 was added to your account.
  • Your payment of $38.50 has been credited to your account.
  • The bank is crediting your account for the full amount.
  • They credited the rescue to his quick thinking.

Synonyms for Credit

Antonyms for Credit

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