Bedeutung von “credit” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkredɪt/

B1 a way of buying something in which you arrange to pay for it at a later time:

We offer interest-free credit on all new cars.
He bought most of the furniture on credit.

B2 praise that is given to someone for something they have done:

I did most of the work but Dan got all the credit!
We should give her credit for her honesty.
I can't take full credit for this meal - Sam helped.
be a credit to sb/sth

to do something that makes a person or organization proud of you:

Giorgio is a credit to his family.
to sb's credit

If something is to someone's credit, they deserve praise for it:

To his credit, Bill never blamed her for the incident.
have sth to your credit

to have achieved something:

By the age of 25, she had five novels to her credit.
in credit

having money in your bank account


B1 an amount of money that you put into your bank account

→ Opposite debit noun

B2 a unit that shows you have completed part of a college course

(Definition von “credit noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)