Origin of creditor
OTHER WORDS FROM creditorcred·i·tor·ship, nounnon·cred·i·tor, nounpre·cred·i·tor, noun
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How to use creditor in a sentence
Lenders and creditors, if successful in court, can then garnish a person’s wages or seize their assets.Student loan companies return to court to collect on private education debt|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Consumers and creditors depend on our members’ services to help resolve disputes and unpaid debts and in order to help keep the credit system running smoothly.Debt collectors, payday lenders collected over $500 million in federal pandemic relief|Peter Whoriskey, Joel Jacobs, Aaron Gregg|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
If disaster strikes again, we’ll be putting our fate in the hands of our foreign creditors, headed by Japan and China.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy usually entails an appointed trustee selling off a debtor’s assets to pay that person’s creditors.Evander Kane, who has made more than $50 million in his NHL career, files for bankruptcy|Matt Bonesteel|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Given the strong level of support from our lenders and creditors, we expect to complete the process before the end of this year.Pandemic bankruptcies: A running list of retailers that have filed for Chapter 11|Abha Bhattarai|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
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.
But if your family doctor serves Medicare, he or she too is a federal contractor - and potential creditor.Who Doesn't Get Paid if We Cross the Debt Ceiling?|David Frum|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In Europe the principal divide that has opened is among countries, with debtor nations pitted against creditor nations.
The response of China, the United States' largest creditor, has been the harshest yet.
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
Only a creditor who owns a demand or provable claim can vote at creditors' meetings.
Unless some creditor objects and specifies his ground of objection, the petition will be granted.
It is immaterial to whom the transfer is made if the purpose be to prefer one creditor to another.
If a portion of a creditor's debt is secured and a portion is unsecured, he may vote on the unsecured portion.
British Dictionary definitions for creditor
Cultural definitions for creditor
One to whom a debt is owed.