Synonyms of credit
1 praiseDictionary • It would be wrong of us to take all the credit for this result.
praise • I have nothing but praise for the police.
honour • One grand old English gentleman at least will be received with honour.
recognition • At last, her father's work has received popular recognition.
glory • He had his moment of glory when he won the London Marathon.
approval • an obsessive drive to win his father's approval
fame • At the height of his fame, his every word was valued.
tribute • The song is a tribute to Elvis Presley.
merit • Box-office success mattered more than artistic merit.
acclaim • She won critical acclaim for her performance.
acknowledgment • Grateful acknowledgement is made for permission to reprint.
kudos • a new hotel chain that has won kudos for the way it treats guests
commendation • Both teams deserve commendation for their performance.
2 source of satisfaction or pride • He is a credit to his family.
source of satisfaction or pride
asset • Her leadership qualities were a great asset to the party.
honour • Five other cities had been competing for the honour of staging the Games.
feather in your cap
3 prestigeDictionary • His remarks lost him credit with many people.
prestige • His work gained him international prestige.
reputation • The stories ruined his reputation.
standing • He has improved his country's standing abroad.
position • their changing role and position in society
character • He's begun a series of attacks on my character.
influence • They should continue to use their influence for the release of all hostages.
regard • I have a very high regard for him and what he has achieved.
status • She cheated banks to satisfy her desire for money and status.
esteem • He is held in high esteem by his colleagues.
clout (informal) • The two firms wield enormous clout in financial markets.
estimation • He has gone down considerably in my estimation.
repute • The UN's repute has risen immeasurably.
4 beliefDictionary • At first this theory met with little credit.
belief • a belief in personal liberty
trust • There's a feeling of warmth and trust here.
confidence • I have every confidence in you.
faith • She had placed a great deal of faith in him.
reliance • If you respond immediately, you will guarantee people's reliance on you.
credence • Seismologists give this idea little credence.
believeDictionary • You can't credit anything he says.
believe • Don't believe what you read in the papers.
rely on • I know I can rely on you to sort it out.
have faith in
trust • ‘I trust you completely,’ he said.
buy (slang) • I'm not buying any of that nonsense.
accept • I do not accept that there is any kind of crisis in the industry.
swallow (informal) • I too found this story a little hard to swallow.
PHRASAL VERBS:▷ credit someone with something
PHRASE:▷ on credit
PROVERB:credit where credit is due
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acceptIf you accept an idea, statement, or fact, you believe that it is true or valid.
• I do not accept that there is any kind of crisis in the industry.
buy into (slang),
take on board,
buy into (slang),
take on board,
acclaimAcclaim is public praise for someone or something.
• She won critical acclaim for her performance.
• Grateful acknowledgement is made for permission to reprint.
Thesaurus for credit from the Collins English Thesaurus
commendation or approval, as for an act or quality
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