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American English: /ˈkrɛdət/
British English: /ˈkrɛdɪt/

Translation of credit in Spanish:


  • 1 (Finance) 1.1 uncountable (in store) to give credit
    vender a crédito
    to buy something on credit
    comprar algo a crédito
    unlimited/interest-free credit
    crédito ilimitado/sin intereses
    sorry, no credit
    no se fía
    (before noun) credit sales
    ventas (feminine plural) a crédito
    Example sentences
    • Those students are reportedly now dealing with damaged credit or difficulty obtaining financial aid, Nahmias said.
    • Asset-based lenders look at other factors - your customers' credit, for example.
    • In so doing, On Time enables dealers to take a chance on customers with bad credit.
    1.2 uncountable (in banking) if your account is in credit …
    si está en números negros …
    si tiene fondos en su cuenta …
    to keep one's account in credit
    mantener un saldo positivo
    you have $200 to your credit
    tiene un saldo de 200 dólares
    (before noun) credit balance credit memorandum or (British) note
    (between companies) nota (feminine) de crédito
    (given by store) vale (masculine) de devolución
    Example sentences
    • The society added that abolishing the current system of debt recovery would discourage firms from advancing credit or lending money.
    • If you are a late payer or inclined to exceed your credit limit, Tusa does not impose any penalty charges and its standard rate is a competitive 17.5 per cent.
    • Paying by credit card is normally the most secure method but this might not be possible if you are buying a boat whose price exceeds your credit limit.
    1.3 countable (on balance sheet)
    saldo (masculine) acreedor
    saldo (masculine) a favor
    (before noun) credit entry
    abono (masculine)
    asiento (masculine) de abono
    on the credit side
    en el haber
    Example sentences
    • For example, total charges must equal total credits.
    • Not an exciting day, but I think the books balanced pretty well, a little on the debit side, and just about as much in the credit columns, so I'm pleased enough with it.
    • After she recovered from her initial surprise, the teller gave him full access to Alex's account, checking the credits with slightly shaking hands.
  • 2 uncountable (honor, recognition) the police emerged with credit
    la policía salió airosa
    credit for somethingfor that, the credit must go to Bob
    en cuanto a eso, el mérito es de Bob
    she deserves some credit for trying
    merece que se le reconozca el mérito de haberlo intentado
    I got no credit for it
    no me lo reconocieron
    she always gets the credit
    es ella la que siempre se lleva los laureles
    he's brighter than I gave him credit for
    es más listo de lo que yo lo creía
    Jim must take the credit for the excellent organization
    la excelente organización es obra de Jim
    to take the credit away from somebody
    quitarle or restarle méritos a alguien
    your children are a credit to you
    te puedes enorgullecer de tus hijos
    puedes estar orgulloso de tus hijos
    it is to his credit that he admitted his mistake
    habla mucho en su favor el hecho de que haya admitido su error
    to her credit, she's very modest
    dicho sea en su honor, es muy modesta
    the results do credit to the school
    los resultados hablan muy bien del colegio or (le) hacen honor al colegio
    the work would do credit to a professional
    hasta un profesional podría enorgullecerse del trabajo
    credit where it's due, she's a good cook
    Example sentences
    • Then he asked me, whether he was a man of credit? I answered, I thought he was.
    • She was a woman of great credit and reputation on all accounts.
  • 3 countable (University) 3.1 (for study)
    crédito (masculine) (unidad de valor de una asignatura dentro de un programa de estudios)
    Example sentences
    • Students enrolled in these courses usually receive academic credit on both their high school and college transcripts.
    • Many of the sites offered community college credit for courses taken as part of a high school diploma.
    • Increasingly, advanced high school students receive both high school and college credit by taking college distance learning courses.
    Example sentences
    • The geography department is also counting the project as credits towards Rogers' degree.
    • Students not admitted at first try often go into liberal arts where they can work on their prerequisites and accumulate credits toward their degree.
    • Excelling in mathematics and computer studies, he earned 77 college credits, an Associates degree and a paralegal certificate.
    3.2 (grade)
    Example sentences
    • In 2003 pupils were awarded a credit at Standard grade English with only 42%.
    • Like many good photographers, his career began in newspapers, passing with credits his National Council for the Training of Photojournalists exams.
    • In my opinion, they passed the examination with credit in the school of life.
  • 4
    also: credits plural
    4.1 (in movies, television, etc)
    créditos (masculine plural)
    rótulos (masculine plural) (de crédito)
    Example sentences
    • In the programme's opening credits, a cameraman on a large pulley produced a brilliant camera angle.
    • While I'm mentioning crewmembers, you'll see Joel Coen listed in the credits as Assistant Film Editor.
    • High Sierra was the last time Bogart's name would not be listed first in film credits.
    4.2 (achievements)
    logros (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • Forty five children represented our area with pride and were a credit to themselves and their families.
    • Since then the place has been well kept, the grass cut and it is always neat and tidy and a credit to the local community which take pride in their place.
    • She always took great pride in her garden which was a credit to her.
  • 5 uncountable (belief) [literary] to give credit to something
    dar crédito a algo
    Example sentences
    • I think the government has lost its credit on the question of human rights.
    • He dissembled with one or the other, and by so doing lost his credit with both.

transitive verb

  • 1 (sum/funds)to credit something to something
    abonar or ingresar algo en algo
    (account/person)to credit something/somebody with something$2,000 will be credited to your account, we will credit your account with $2,000
    abonaremos or ingresaremos 2.000 dólares en su cuenta
  • 2 2.1 (ascribe to)to credit somebody with something/-ingI'd credited you with more common sense
    te creía con más sentido común
    please, credit me with some intelligence
    reconóceme algo de inteligencia, por favor
    they are credited with having invented the game
    se les atribuye la invención del juego
    who would have credited her with being a diplomat?
    ¿quién hubiera creído que era diplomática?
    Example sentences
    • Any photos or clips that are selected for the final production will be credited to the sender at the end of the film.
    • Last Sunday we published a correction crediting the Journal of Commerce for the seven paragraphs.
    • The lean direction is credited to Christian Nyby, but producer Howard Hawks' fingerprints are everywhere.
    Example sentences
    • But our Founding Fathers crafted and drafted a better Constitution than they have been credited with.
    • It is not known when the mighty dogs first started to rescue people, but they are credited with saving some 2,000 travellers over the past 200 years on the Saint Bernard Pass on the border with Italy.
    • Serving as the Czech prime minister from 1993 to 1997, he was credited with successfully transforming the Czech economy.
    2.2 (believe)
    dar crédito a
    can you credit it?
    ¿te lo puedes creer?
    ¿no te parece increíble?
    Example sentences
    • As a former broadcasting journalist of some 17 years or so experience, I cannot credit that anyone actually believes that.
    • Most conservative commentators are either unwilling even to credit the debate or approach it only in the most polemical fashion.
    • The legendary blues singer may have just turned 72 but you would hardly credit it as the star hits the road for a new six-leg European tour.
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