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creditable

[kred-i-tuh-buh l] /ˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
bringing or deserving credit, honor, reputation, or esteem.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; credit + -able
Related forms
creditableness, creditability, noun
creditably, adverb
noncreditable, adjective
noncreditableness, noun
noncreditably, adverb
uncreditable, adjective
uncreditableness, noun
uncreditably, adverb
Can be confused
credible, creditable.
Synonyms
praiseworthy, meritorious, estimable, honorable.
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British Dictionary definitions for creditably

creditable

/ˈkrɛdɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
deserving credit, honour, etc; praiseworthy
2.
(obsolete) credible
Derived Forms
creditableness, creditability, noun
creditably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for creditably

creditable

adj.

1520s, from credit + -able. Related: Creditably; creditability.

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