Definitions

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  • adjective Something attributed to.
  • verb Past participle of credit

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  • adjective (usually followed by `to') given credit for

Etymologies

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From Latin credere meaning "to trust in".

Examples

  • Mr. Wilharm is one of at least several dozen people who have posted an online video of a "plasectomy," a term credited to Dave Ramsey, a radio talk-show host with Fox Business News.

    Credit Cards Get the Ax -- and Blender

  • Most special-effects experts say "Benjamin Button" successfully crossed the uncanny valley, a term credited to roboticist Masahiro Mori, whose landmark article on the subject was translated into English in 1970.

    Is It Brad or Is It Fake?

  • How the votes are credited is a huge concern for minor political parties in New York since turnout determines if they receive a spot on the next election's ballot.

    Parties See Double Trouble

  • The house specializes in very old premium cognacs blended solely from grapes grown and distilled in the immediately surrounding vineyards of Grande Champagne — one of the six growing areas for cognac and the appellation credited with producing the subtlest of slow-aging cognacs.

    A Slow Path to Perfection

  • The slight drama The Carey Treatment (1972), adapted from Michael Crichton's novel, was again credited to James P Bonner.

    Irving Ravetch obituary

  • Tat Wood is the main credited author (Lawrence Miles being absent this time, but with "additional material" by Lars Pearson and a defence of The Two Doctors by Robert Shearman).

    May Books 4) Decalog 2: Lost Property

  • The 11th, 12th, and 13th holes are collectively known as "Amen Corner," a moniker credited to golf writer Herbert Warren Wind.

    Matthew DeBord: Rules of Golf: What You Need to Know Before You Watch the Masters with the Golf Lover in Your Life

  • Giants head coach Tom Coughlin credited his defensive line's performance.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • Billy Martin, drummer for Medeski Martin & Wood, has released Groove, Bang and Jive Around on his Amulet label credited to “illy B,” perhaps inspired by the pig Latin habits of MP3 traders.

    Disquiet » Higher Sources

  • They may have been copied, directly or indirectly, from that great Angevin King of England whose title credited him with the heart of a lion.

    The New Jerusalem

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