Does the former Florida governor deserve the credit he gets on education?
All they have to do is go on the site, pick a dinner, and enter their credit card number.
Or, in other words: They can blow up the credit of the United States—or they can yield.
It suggested that consumers be vigilant about checking and monitoring their credit.
Lehrer hopes to bring a similar attitude to other policy areas such as entitlement reform and credit union deregulation.
During the Mexican war he had fought with credit under Scott.
The work which we are doing there redounds to our credit as a nation.
The stability of credit becomes the watchword of high finance.
Perhaps the angels who keep the great record will put that to her credit.
He served to the close of the war with credit to himself and usefulness to his country.
1520s, from Middle French crédit (15c.) "belief, trust," from Italian credito, from Latin creditum "a loan, thing entrusted to another," from past participle of credere "to trust, entrust, believe" (see credo). The commercial sense was the original one in English (creditor is mid-15c.). Meaning "honor, acknowledgment of merit," is from c.1600. Academic sense of "point for completing a course of study" is 1904. Movie/broadcasting sense is 1914. Credit rating is from 1958; credit union is 1881, American English.
1540s, from credit (n.). Related: Credited; crediting.