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English definition of “credit”

credit

verb [T not continuous] (BELIEVE)    /ˈkred.ɪt/
to believe something that seems unlikely to be true: He even tried to pretend he was my son - can you credit it? It was hard to credit some of the stories we heard about her.Believing
(Definition of credit verb (BELIEVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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