Synonyms of credit in English:

credit

noun

  • 1 the writer got a very good press and a lot of credit
  • 2 the speech did his credit no good in the House of Commons
    reputation, repute, character, image, name, good name, prestige, influence, standing, status, regard, esteem, estimation; credibility, acceptability; Indianizzat
    informal clout
    North American informal rep, rap
    archaic honour, report
  • 3 these men are a credit to their country
    source of honour, source of pride, feather in the cap, asset, proud boast, glory, flower, gem, treasure
  • 4 his theory has been given very little credit
  • 5 the shop would be paid whether her credit was good or bad
    financial standing, financial status, solvency
  • Phrases

    on credit

    he purchased £300 worth of goods on crediton hire purchaseon (the) HPby instalmentsby deferred paymenton account informalon tickon the slateBritish informalon the never-never

    verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 the wise will seldom credit all they hear
    believe, accept, give credence to, have confidence in, trust, have faith in, rely on, depend on, count on
    informal go for, fall for, buy, swallow, {swallow something hook, line, and sinker}, take something as gospel
    [Antonyms] disbelieve
  • 2 the success of the scheme can be credited to the team's frugality
  • 3 he was credited with inventing the lyre
    be accredited with, be recognized as, be given the credit for, be held responsible for
  • Definition of credit in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day envenom
    Pronunciation: ɪnˈvɛnəm
    verb
    put poison on or into; make poisonous