English - Vietnamese Dictionary
credit /'kredit/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự tin, lòng tin
- to give credit to a story: tin một câu chuyện
- danh tiếng; danh vọng, uy tín
- a man of the highest credit: người có uy tín nhất
- to do someone credit; to do credit to someone: làm ai nổi tiếng
- to add to someone's credit: tăng thêm danh tiếng cho ai
- nguồn vẻ vang; sự vẻ vang
- he is a credit to the school: nó làm vẻ vang cho cả trường
- công trạng
- to take (get) credit for; to have the credit of: hưởng công trạng về (việc gì)
- sự cho nợ, sự cho chịu
- to buy on credit: mua chịu
- to sell on credit: bán chịu
- (tài chính) tiền gửi ngân hàng
- to give someone credit for
- ghi vào bên có của ai (một món tiền...)
- công nhận ai có (công trạng, đức tính gì)
- ngoại động từ
- to credit a story: tin một câu chuyện
- công nhận, cho là
- to credit someone with courage: công nhận ai là can đảm
+money available for a client to borrow
+an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
+used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise
+arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
+recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
+a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
+an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work
+give someone credit for something
+give credit for
+accounting: enter as credit
+have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of
Advanced English Dictionary
1 belief, faith, trust, credence:
I don't give much credit to what they say.
2 creditation, acknowledgement or acknowledgment, attribution, ascription:
Credit for inventing the telegraph goes to Guglielmo Marconi.
3 trust, confidence, faithfulness, reliability, trustworthiness, honesty, probity, dependability; solvency:
Her credit rating at the bank is excellent.
4 honour, commendation, praise, tribute, acclaim, esteem, recognition, merit:
The team's victory in the finals has brought credit to the school.
5 believe, trust, hold accountable, put or place one's faith or confidence in, have faith or confidence in, rely on, accept, depend on or upon:
If you credit the Bible, the world was created in six days.
6 ascribe, acknowledge, attribute, assign; impute:
The goal was credited to Barnes.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
buy now-pay later
1 [U] an arrangement that you make, with a shop/store for example, to pay later for sth you buy: to get / refuse credit + We bought the dishwasher on credit. + to give / offer interest-free credit (= allow sb to pay later, without any extra charge) + a credit agreement + credit facilities / terms + Your credit limit is now £2 000. + He's a bad credit risk (= he is unlikely to pay the money later).
Compare: HIRE PURCHASE
2 [U, C] money that you borrow from a bank; a LOAN: The bank refused further credit to the company.
3 [U] the status of being trusted to pay back money to sb who lends it to you: Her credit isn't good anywhere now.
money in bank
4 [U] if you or your bank account are in credit, there is money in the account: You have a credit balance of £250.
5 [C, U] a sum of money paid into a bank account; a record of the payment: a credit of £40 + You'll be paid by direct credit into your bank account.
6 [C, U] (technical) a payment that sb has a right to for a particular reason: a tax credit
7 [U] ~ (for sth) praise or approval because you are responsible for sth good that has happened: He's a player who rarely seems to get the credit he deserves. + I can't take all the credit for the show's success-it was a team effort. + We did all the work and she gets all the credit! + Credit will be given in the exam for good spelling and grammar. + At least give him credit for trying (= praise him because he tried, even if he did not succeed). + His courage brought great credit to his regiment.
Compare: BLAME, DISCREDIT
8 [sing.] ~ to sb/sth a person or a thing whose qualities or achievements are praised and who therefore earns respect for sb/sth else: She is a credit to the school. + Your children are a great credit to you.
on movie / tv programme
9 [C, usually pl.] the act of mentioning sb who worked on a project such as a film/movie or a television programme: She was given a programme credit for her work on the costumes for the play. + The credits (= the list of all the people involved) seemed to last almost as long as the film!
unit of study
10 [C] a unit of study at a college or university (in the US, also at a school); the fact of having successfully completed a unit of study: My math class is worth three credits.
Idioms: do sb credit
do credit to sb/sth if sth does credit to a person or an organization, they deserve to be praised for it: Your honesty does you great credit.
have sth to your credit to have achieved sth: He's only 30, and he already has four novels to his credit.
on the credit side used to introduce the good points about sb/sth, especially after the bad points have been mentioned: On the credit side, she's always willing to work very late.
to sb's credit making sb deserve praise or respect: To his credit, Jack never told anyone exactly what had happened. + It was to her credit that she managed to stay calm.
put money in bank
1 [VN] ~ A (with B)
~ B to A to add an amount of money to sb's bank account: Your account has been credited with $50 000. + $50 000 has been credited to your account.
2 [VN] [usually passive] ~ A (with B)
~ B to A to believe or say that sb is responsible for doing sth, especially sth good: The company is credited with inventing the industrial robot. + The invention of the industrial robot is credited to the company. + All the contributors are credited on the title page. + She has been wrongly credited as the author.
3 [VN] ~ A with B to believe that sb/sth has a particular good quality or feature: I credited you with a little more sense. + Credit me with some intelligence.
4 [VN] [usually passive] ~ sb/sth as sth to believe that sb/sth is of a particular type or quality: The cheetah is generally credited as the world's fastest animal.
5 (BrE) (used mainly in questions and negative sentences) to believe sth, especially sth surprising or unexpected: [VN] He's been promoted-would you credit it? [also V wh-, V that]
1 buy now?pay later; money borrowed/lent
long-term, short-term | interest-free | foreign | bank | consumer, export, trade
VERB + CREDIT
When poorer people use credit, mail order is the key source.
| get, obtain
If you don't have a regular income you may be unable to get credit.
| extend, give sb, grant (sb), offer (sb)
Most shops selling furniture or electrical goods will offer credit.
| deny sb, refuse sb
The bank refused further credit to the company.
| arrange | expand
We propose to expand credit in order to create demand.
CREDIT + NOUN
account, agreement, arrangement, facilities, system, terms | limit
Your credit limit is now £2,000.
| period | sale, transaction, transfer | rating, scoring, standing
He has a bad credit rating (= seems unlikely to pay the money back).
He's a bad credit risk.
| control | crunch, squeeze | institution, market, union | note
If damaged items have to be returned, the manufacturer may issue a credit note.
I bought it on credit.
a letter of credit
(= a letter from one bank to another that enables you to obtain money)I have arranged for my branch to send a letter of credit to the branch nearest the hotel.
2 money in a bank account
I'm paid by direct credit into my bank account.
VERB + CREDIT
I have three credits on my bank statement.
CREDIT + NOUN
a credit balance of £265
My account is in credit.
| ~ of
a credit of £35
great | full | eternal, everlasting | due
We should give due credit to all who helped make the event a success.
VERB + CREDIT
give sb | claim, get, receive, take
Why should she get all the credit?
| do sb, reflect
Your concern does you credit. The success of the venture reflects great credit on the organizers.
to sb's ~
To her eternal credit, she gave them a home.
| ~ for
At least give him credit for trying.
give credit where credit is due 4 the credits
list of people who worked on a film, etc.
opening | final | film
CREDIT + VERB
We left the cinema before the final credits began to roll.
5 sb/sth that brings honour to sb/sth else
He's a great credit to the school. verb
1 put money in the bank
The bank credited the oil company with £500,000.
credit sth to sb's account
2 with an achievement/quality
I credited you with a little more sense.
be credited as/with sth
She is generally credited as having written over 50 novels.
| be credited to sb
The work has been credited to a sixteenth century bishop.
| be generally/widely credited with sth
He is widely credited with having started the Middle East peace process.
VERB + CREDIT
I could hardly credit it when she told me she was leaving.
| be hard to
I find what he says rather hard to credit.
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