Synonyms of credit in English:

credit


See definition of credit

noun

1‘the writer got a very good press and a lot of credit’

SYNONYMS
praise, commendation, acclaim, approval, approbation, acknowledgement, recognition, kudos, hat tip, glory, merit, regard, esteem, respect, admiration, adulation, veneration, tributes
thanks, gratitude, appreciation
informal bouquets, brownie points
rare laudation, extolment, eulogium

2‘the speech did his credit no good in the House of Commons’

SYNONYMS
reputation, repute, character, image, name, good name, prestige, influence, standing, status, regard, esteem, estimation
credibility, acceptability
Indian izzat
informal clout
North American informal rep, rap
archaic honour, report
rare reputability

3‘these men are a credit to their country’

SYNONYMS
source of honour, source of pride, feather in the cap, asset, proud boast, glory, flower, gem, treasure

4‘his theory has been given very little credit’

SYNONYMS
credence, belief, faith, trust, reliance, confidence

5‘the shop would be paid whether her credit was good or bad’

SYNONYMS
financial standing, financial status, solvency

verb

1‘the wise will seldom credit all they hear’

SYNONYMS
believe, accept, give credence to, have confidence in, trust, have faith in, rely on, depend on, count on
informal go for, fall for, buy, swallow, swallow something hook, line, and sinker, take something as gospel
ANTONYMS

disbelieve

2‘the success of the scheme can be credited to the team's frugality’

SYNONYMS
ascribe, attribute, assign, accredit, chalk up, put down, set down, impute
lay at the door of, connect with, associate with
informal stick something on

3‘he was credited with inventing the lyre’

SYNONYMS
be accredited with, be recognized as, be given the credit for, be held responsible for

Phrases

    on credit

    ‘he purchased £300 worth of goods on credit’


    SYNONYMS

    on hire purchase, on HP, on the HP, by instalments, by deferred payment, on account

    informal

    on tick, on the slate

    British informal

    on the never-never