Synonyms of credit in English:

credit


See definition of credit

noun

1‘the writer got a very good press and a lot of credit’

SYNONYMS

praise, commendation, acclaim, approval, approbation, acknowledgement, recognition, kudos, hat tip, glory, merit, regard, esteem, respect, admiration, adulation, veneration, tributes

thanks, gratitude, appreciation

informal bouquets, brownie points

rare laudation, extolment, eulogium

2‘the speech did his credit no good in the House of Commons’

SYNONYMS

reputation, repute, character, image, name, good name, prestige, influence, standing, status, regard, esteem, estimation

credibility, acceptability

Indian izzat

informal clout

North American informal rep, rap

archaic honour, report

rare reputability

3‘these men are a credit to their country’

SYNONYMS

source of honour, source of pride, feather in the cap, asset, proud boast, glory, flower, gem, treasure

4‘his theory has been given very little credit’

SYNONYMS

credence, belief, faith, trust, reliance, confidence

5‘the shop would be paid whether her credit was good or bad’

SYNONYMS

financial standing, financial status, solvency


verb

1‘the wise will seldom credit all they hear’

SYNONYMS

believe, accept, give credence to, have confidence in, trust, have faith in, rely on, depend on, count on

informal go for, fall for, buy, swallow, swallow something hook, line, and sinker, take something as gospel

ANTONYMS

disbelieve

2‘the success of the scheme can be credited to the team's frugality’

SYNONYMS

ascribe, attribute, assign, accredit, chalk up, put down, set down, impute

lay at the door of, connect with, associate with

informal stick something on

3‘he was credited with inventing the lyre’

SYNONYMS

be accredited with, be recognized as, be given the credit for, be held responsible for


Phrases

    on credit

      ‘he purchased £300 worth of goods on credit’

      SYNONYMS

      on hire purchase, on HP, on the HP, by instalments, by deferred payment, on account

      informal

      on tick, on the slate

      British informal

      on the never-never