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Meaning of CREDITABLE

Pronunciation:  'kreditubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  worthy of often limited commendation; "the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable"
 

CREDITABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: worthy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cred"it*a*ble\ (-?-b'l), a.
1. Worthy of belief. [Obs.]

         Divers creditable witnesses deposed.  --Ludlow.

2. Deserving or possessing reputation or esteem; reputable;
   estimable.

         This gentleman was born of creditable parents.
                                               --Goldsmith.

3. Bringing credit, reputation, or honor; honorable; as, such
   conduct is highly creditable to him. --Macaulay.

         He settled him in a good creditable way of living.
                                               --Arbuthnot.

 
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