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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cred·it 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.
 How shall they credit
 A poor unlearned virgin?   --Shak.
 2. To bring honor or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of.
    You credit the church as much by your government as you did the school formerly by your wit.   --South.
 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.
 To credit with, to give credit for; to assign as justly due to any one.
    Crove, Helmholtz, and Meyer, are more than any others to be credited with the clear enunciation of this doctrine.   --Newman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (usually followed by `to') given credit for; "an invention
            credited to Edison" [syn: credited(p)]