creditable

[ kred-i-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

bringing or deserving credit, honor, reputation, or esteem.

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Origin of creditable

First recorded in 1520–30; credit + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM creditable

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH creditable

credible, creditable
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British Dictionary definitions for creditable

creditable
/ (ˈkrɛdɪtəbəl) /

adjective

deserving credit, honour, etc; praiseworthy
obsolete credible

Derived forms of creditable

creditableness or creditability, nouncreditably, adverb
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