Credit

Cred"it

(krd"t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Credited; p. pr. & vb. n. Crediting.] 1. To confide in the truth of; to give credence to; to put trust in; to believe.
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How shall they credit
A poor unlearned virgin?
Shak.
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2. To bring honor or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of.
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You credit the church as much by your government as you did the school formerly by your wit.
South.
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3. (Bookkeeping) To enter upon the credit side of an account; to give credit for; as, to credit the amount paid; to set to the credit of; as, to credit a man with the interest paid on a bond.
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To credit with, to give credit for; to assign as justly due to any one.
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Crove, Helmholtz, and Meyer, are more than any others to be credited with the clear enunciation of this doctrine.
Newman.
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