from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An estimate of the amount of credit that can be extended to a company or person without undue risk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An estimate, based on a company or person's history of borrowing and repayment and/or available financial resources, that is used by creditors to determine the maximum amount of credit it can extend to a without undue risk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
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