- official acceptance and recording of the work completed by a student in a particular course of study.
- a credit hour.
- an entry of payment or value received on an account.
- the right-hand side of an account on which such entries are made (opposed to debit).
- an entry, or the total shown, on the credit side.
verb (used with object)
- credibility gap,
- credit account,
- credit bureau,
- credit card,
- credit crunch,
- credit default swap
Origin of credit
Examples from the Web for uncredited
Apparently, Quentin Tarantino did a bunch of uncredited rewrites on that?Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’|Marlow Stern|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Irving, the script was “sprinkled with sentences and passages lifted from my work”, all of which were uncredited.
Hollywood rumor says he has polished scripts, uncredited, for some movie blockbusters, and he's also busy with TV projects.
Which '80s era rock guitarist was an uncredited extra on Sid & Nancy, the biopic of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious?
But our friends remain below the water-line, unheeded, uncredited, and see to it that the wheels go round.A Safety Match|Ian Hay
In time all the sweat and blood shed upon Ilium's windy plain will evaporate into a mere mist of uncredited legend.The Secret Life |Elizabeth Bisland
It had its place among other uncredited stories, and was there to be turned into Greek by students of that language.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
- the positive balance in a person's bank account
- the sum of money that a bank makes available to a client in excess of any deposit
- the practice of permitting a buyer to receive goods or services before payment
- the time permitted for paying for such goods or services
- acknowledgment of an income, liability, or capital item by entry on the right-hand side of an account
- the right-hand side of an account
- an entry on this side
- the total of such entries
- (as modifier)credit entries Compare debit (def. 1)
- a distinction awarded to an examination candidate obtaining good marks
- a section of an examination syllabus satisfactorily completed, as in higher and professional education
verb -its, -iting or -ited (tr)
- to enter (an item) as a credit in an account
- to acknowledge (a payer) by making such an entryCompare debit (def. 2)
Word Origin for credit
1520s, from Middle French crédit (15c.) "belief, trust," from Italian credito, from Latin creditum "a loan, thing entrusted to another," from past participle of credere "to trust, entrust, believe" (see credo). The commercial sense was the original one in English (creditor is mid-15c.). Meaning "honor, acknowledgment of merit," is from c.1600. Academic sense of "point for completing a course of study" is 1904. Movie/broadcasting sense is 1914. Credit rating is from 1958; credit union is 1881, American English.
1540s, from credit (n.). Related: Credited; crediting.
see do someone proud (credit to); extend credit to; get credit for; give credit where credit is due.