Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Deserving of often limited praise or commendation.
  • adjective Worthy of belief.
  • adjective Deserving of commercial credit; creditworthy.
  • adjective Capable of being assigned.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Worthy of credit or belief; credible.
  • Reputable; bringing credit, honor, reputation, or esteem; respectable; of good report.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Worthy of belief.
  • adjective Deserving or possessing reputation or esteem; reputable; estimable.
  • adjective Bringing credit, reputation, or honor; honorable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Credible or believable.
  • adjective That brings credit or honour; respectable.
  • adjective That can be assigned; assignable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective worthy of often limited commendation

Etymologies

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From credit +‎ -able.

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