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"He cashes in often when he's credited with a mistake," retorted the other.

Many who appear to be egotistical must assuredly be credited with this good motive.

The money is deposited in a bank here, and will be credited to Kenyon in the bank at Ottawa.'

Who could have credited that a few years would have made such a change?

I am aware that these things I relate of him may not be credited.

Nevertheless Lincoln will be credited for what intrinsically is not his.

It is also credited to a Mrs. Hunter, and is contained in her volume of verse, published in 1806.

As the goods are sold, so are the equities in them released, and the balance is credited to the mill.

Xenophon himself must be credited with so much fun, and real fun it is.

The priests are credited with unheard-of influence among the poor.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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