English definition of “credit”
PAYMENT [U] › 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.
PRAISE [U] › 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
MONEY [C] › an amount of money that you put into your bank account → Opposite debit noun
COURSE [C] › a unit that shows you have completed part of a college course