creditable

[ kred-i-tuh-buhl ]
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adjective
  1. bringing or deserving credit, honor, reputation, or esteem.

Origin of creditable

1
First recorded in 1520–30; credit + -able

Other words for creditable

Other words from creditable

  • cred·it·a·ble·ness, cred·it·a·bil·i·ty, noun
  • cred·it·a·bly, adverb
  • non·cred·it·a·ble, adjective
  • non·cred·it·a·ble·ness, noun
  • non·cred·it·a·bly, adverb
  • un·cred·it·a·ble, adjective
  • un·cred·it·a·ble·ness, noun
  • un·cred·it·a·bly, adverb

Words that may be confused with creditable

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How to use creditable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for creditable

creditable

/ (ˈkrɛdɪtəbəl) /


adjective
  1. deserving credit, honour, etc; praiseworthy

  2. obsolete credible

Derived forms of creditable

  • creditableness or creditability, noun
  • creditably, adverb

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