Origin of creditor
Examples from the Web for creditor
He had already been involved with The Source, having been a creditor of the company.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both you and the creditor would have been better off with moderate inflation than an outright breach.
It will be the second bailout of Greece and its creditor banks in a little more than a year.
Therefore, he would never harm his creditor and former friend.
The Hodja was very happy; for now he was the creditor in Allah's books for one thousand piasters.Told in the Coffee House|Cyrus Adler
But I think we had better put an immediate stop to formalities which must be painful to a creditor so benevolent.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A creditor asks for justice when he appeals to a tribunal against his debtor; and how is that justice awarded?The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
"Then," said the creditor, "I change my debt into a debt of honor," and tore the note in pieces.Essays, Second Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
They are not slaves by the wording of the political law, but most of them are in reality slaves by the law of debtor and creditor.The White Chief|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for creditor
Word Origin and History for creditor
mid-15c., from Anglo-French creditour, Old French creditour (early 14c.), from Latin creditor "truster, lender," from creditus, past participle of credere (see credo).
Culture definitions for creditor
One to whom a debt is owed.