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Meaning of CREDITOR

Pronunciation:  'kreditur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person to whom money is owed by a debtor; someone to whom an obligation exists
 

CREDITOR is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Antonyms: debtor
 
 See Also: human, individual, mortal, mortgage holder, mortgagee, person, somebody, someone, soul

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cred"it*or\ (kr?d"?t-?r), n. [L.: cf. F. cr?diteur.
See {Credit}.]
1. One who credits, believes, or trusts.

         The easy creditors of novelties.      --Daniel.

2. One who gives credit in business matters; hence, one to
   whom money is due; -- correlative to debtor.

         Creditors have better memories than debtors.
                                               --Franklin.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: A person to whom a debt is owed by another.
 

 

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