Credence vs. Credit

Credence vs. Credit — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Credence and Credit

Credencenoun

Acceptance as true or valid; belief

I wouldn't put too much credence in that story.

Creditnoun

An arrangement for deferred payment of a loan or purchase

a store that offers credit.bought my stereo on credit.

Credencenoun

Credibility; plausibility

"A number of other details ... lend credence to her account" (Jane Mayer).

Creditnoun

The terms governing such an arrangement

low prices and easy credit.

Credencenoun

Recommendation; credentials

a letter of credence.

Creditnoun

The time allowed for deferred payment

an automatic 30-day credit on all orders.
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Credencenoun

A small table or shelf for holding the bread, wine, and vessels of the Eucharist when they are not in use at the altar.

Creditnoun

The deduction of a payment made by a debtor from an amount due.

Credencenoun

(uncountable) Acceptance of a belief or claim as true, especially on the basis of evidence.

Based on the scientific data, I give credence to this hypothesis.

Creditnoun

The positive balance or amount remaining in a person's account.

Credencenoun

Credential or supporting material for a person or claim.

He presented us with a letter of credence.

Creditnoun

A credit line.

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Credencenoun

A small table or credenza used in certain Christian religious services.

Creditnoun

Reputation for solvency and integrity entitling a person to be trusted in buying or borrowing

You should have no trouble getting the loan if your credit is good.

Credencenoun

(countable) A cupboard, sideboard, or cabinet, particularly one intended for the display of rich vessels or plate on open shelves.

Creditnoun

Official certification or recognition that a student has successfully completed a course of study

He received full credit for his studies at a previous school.

Credenceverb

(obsolete) To give credence to; to believe.

Creditnoun

A unit of study so certified

This course carries three credits.

Credencenoun

the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true;

he gave credence to the gossipacceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years

Creditnoun

often credits An acknowledgment of work done, as in the production of a motion picture or publication

At the end of the film we stayed to watch the credits.

Credencenoun

a kind of sideboard or buffet

Creditnoun

Influence based on the good opinion or confidence of others

used his credit with the police to get them to devote more time to the case.

Creditnoun

Recognition or approval for an act, ability, or quality

gave them credit for a job well done.

Creditnoun

A source of honor or distinction

This exceptional athlete is a credit to our team.

Creditnoun

A reputation for sound character or quality; standing

It is to their credit that they worked so hard without complaining.

Creditnoun

Belief or confidence in the truth of something

"They give no credit to [his] scurrilous assertions" (John Edgar Wideman).

Creditverb

To give as a credit

credited $500 to her account.

Creditverb

To give a credit to

credit an account.

Creditverb

To give or award an educational credit to.

Creditverb

To regard as having performed an action or being endowed with a quality

had to credit them with good intentions.

Creditverb

To ascribe or attribute

credit the invention to him.credited her recovery to an innovative treatment.

Creditverb

(Archaic) To bring honor or distinction to.

Creditverb

(transitive) To believe; to put credence in.

Someone said there were over 100,000 people there, but I can't credit that.

Creditverb

To add to an account (confer debit.)

Credit accounts receivable with the amount of the invoice.For the payroll period credit employees' tips to their wages paid account and debit their minimum wage payable account.The full amount of the purchase has been credited to your account.

Creditverb

(transitive) To acknowledge the contribution of.

I credit the town council with restoring the shopping district.Credit the point guard with another assist.

Creditverb

(transitive) To bring honour or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of.

Creditnoun

Reliance on the truth of something said or done; faith; trust.

Creditnoun

(uncountable) Recognition and respect.

I give you credit for owning up to your mistake.He arrived five minutes late, but to his credit he did work an extra ten minutes at the end of his shift.

Creditnoun

(countable) Acknowledgement of a contribution, especially in the performing arts.

She received a singing credit in last year's operetta.

Creditnoun

Written titles and other information about the TV program or movie shown at the beginning and/or end of the TV program or movie.

They kissed, and then the credits rolled.

Creditnoun

A privilege of delayed payment extended to a buyer or borrower on the seller's or lender's belief that what is given will be repaid.

In view of your payment record, we are happy to extend further credit to you.

Creditnoun

The time given for payment for something sold on trust.

a long credit or a short credit

Creditnoun

A person's credit rating or creditworthiness, as represented by their history of borrowing and repayment (or non payment).

What do you mean my credit is no good?

Creditnoun

(accounting) An addition to certain accounts.

Creditnoun

(tax accounting) A reduction in taxes owed, or a refund for excess taxes paid.

Didn't you know that the IRS will refund any excess payroll taxes that you paid if you use the 45(B) general business credit?

Creditnoun

A source of value, distinction or honour.

That engineer is a credit to the team.

Creditnoun

An arbitrary unit of value, used in many token economies.

To repair your star cruiser will cost 100,000 credits.Would you like to play? I put in a dollar and I've got two credits left.

Creditnoun

(uncountable) Recognition for having taken a course (class).

If you do not come to class, you will not get credit for the class, regardless of how well you do on the final.

Creditnoun

(countable) A course credit, a credit hour – used as measure if enough courses have been taken for graduation.

Dude, I just need 3 more credits to graduate – I can take socio-linguistics of Swahili if I want.

Creditnoun

approval;

give her recognition for tryinghe was given credit for his workgive her credit for tryingthe credits were given at the end of the film

Creditnoun

money available for a client to borrow

Creditnoun

an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items

Creditnoun

used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise;

she already had several performances to her credit

Creditnoun

arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services

Creditnoun

recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

Creditnoun

a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage;

the student's essay failed to list several important citationsthe acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a bookthe article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Creditnoun

an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

Creditverb

give someone credit for something;

We credited her for saving our jobs

Creditverb

give credit for;

She was not properly credited in the program

Creditverb

accounting: enter as credit;

We credit your account with $100

Creditverb

have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of