Meaning of “credit” - Learner’s Dictionary

credit

noun uk us /ˈkredɪt/
PAYMENT [ U ]

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.
PRAISE [ U ]

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

MONEY [ C ]

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

→ Opposite debit noun
COURSE [ C ]

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

(Definition of “credit noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)