AskDefine | Define creditable

Dictionary Definition

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

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English

Etymology

From credit + -able

Pronunciation

  • /ˈkrɛdɪtəbəl/

Adjective

  1. credible or believable
  2. that brings credit or honour; respectable
  3. that can be assigned; assignable

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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