Translation of "credit" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkred·ɪt/ us /ˈkred·ɪt/

B1 [ no plural ] a way of buying something in which you arrange to pay for it at a later time

He bought most of the furniture on credit.

B1 an amount of money in your bank account or on your mobile phone

I didn’t have enough credit in my account to pay the bill.
I didn’t have enough credit on my phone to call you.
be in credit

B1 UK to have money in your bank account

tener dinero en la cuenta

[ no plural ] praise that is given to someone for something they have done

I did most of the work, but Dan got all the credit!

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

I got three credits for the course.
verb uk /ˈkredɪt/ us /ˈkred·ɪt/

to add money to someone’s bank account


(Translation of “credit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkredit/

time allowed for payment of goods etc after they have been received

We don’t give credit at this shop.

money loaned (by a bank).


trustworthiness regarding ability to pay for goods etc

Your credit is good.

(an entry on) the side of an account on which payments received are entered

Our credits are greater than our debits.

the sum of money which someone has in an account at a bank

Your credit amounts to 2,014 dollars.

belief or trust

crédito, credibilidad
This theory is gaining credit.

(American) a certificate to show that a student has completed a course which counts towards his degree.

creditable adjective

bringing honour/honor or respect

honorable, loable, meritorio, digno de alabanza
creditable effort.
She made a creditable effort even if she didn’t win.
creditably adverb

honorablemente, de manera digna de alabanza, meritoriamente
He did creditably well in the test.
creditor noun

a person to whom a debt is owed

He does not have enough money to pay all his creditors.
credits noun plural

the list of names of the actors, producer, director etc given at the beginning or end of a film

the closing credits.
credit card noun

a card which allows the holder to buy goods etc on credit

tarjeta de crédito
I’m going to pay for the groceries by credit card.
be a credit to (someone) ( do (someone) credit)

to bring honour or respect to (someone or something)

hacer honor de, honrar
Your son is a credit to his school
Your honesty does you credit.
give (someone) credit (for something)

to acknowledge and praise (someone for a good piece of work etc)

loar, alabar
He was given credit for completing the work so quickly.
on credit

payment being made after the date of sale

a crédito, fiado
Do you sell goods on credit?
take (the) credit (for something)

to accept the praise given (for something)

atribuirse/llevarse el mérito
I did all the work, and he took all the credit.

(Translation of “credit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)