credit

Definitions

General English

  • noun the length of time given to pay for something
  • noun the side of an account showing money that you have got or which is owed to you
  • plural noun the list of people who helped to make a film or TV programme
  • verb to pay money into an account

Accounting

  • noun a period of time allowed before a customer has to pay a debt incurred for goods or services
  • verb to put money into someone’s account, or to note money received in an account

Economics

  • noun the amount entered in accounts to show an increase in assets or expenses or a decrease in liabilities, revenue or capital. In accounts, credits are entered in the right-hand column.
  • verb to enter an amount in an account to show an increase in assets or expenses or a decrease in liabilities, revenue or capital

Information & Library Science

  • noun a system of paying for goods some time after you have bought them
  • abbreviation in Internet addresses, the top-level domain for Costa Rica

Law

  • noun money borrowed by a person or company, usually under a contractual agreement stating how and by when it must be repaid

Marketing

  • noun money set against a client’s account because an advertisement was not run at the correct time

Media Studies

  • noun text that names the photographer or illustrator when their work is used

Travel

  • noun the time given to a customer before he or she has to pay
  • noun money received by a person or company and recorded in the accounts

Commerce

  • abbreviationCr

Electronics

  • Within the YCbCr color model, one of the two color-difference signals. The other is Cb (2).
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