give+credit+or+honor+to

  • 1give credit where credit is due — The older form with honour (principally in the sense ‘obeisance, homage’) is now rare. Cf. ROMANS xiii. 7 (Reims) Render therefore to all men their due:..to whom honour, honour. 1777 S. ADAMS Letter 29 Oct. in Collections of Massachusetts Hist.… …

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  • 2credit — I n. time given for payment 1) to allow, give, extend, offer credit (this store does not give credit) 2) to deny, refuse smb. credit 3) consumer credit 4) on credit (to buy smt. on credit) recognition honor 5) to do credit to; to reflect credit… …

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  • 3credit — [kred′it] n. [Fr crédit < It credito < L creditus, pp. of credere: see CREED] 1. belief or trust; confidence; faith 2. Rare the quality of being credible or trustworthy 3. a) the favorable estimate of a person s character; reputation; good… …

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  • 4honor — [än′ər] n. [ME honour < OFr < L honor, honos, official dignity, repute, esteem] 1. high regard or great respect given, received, or enjoyed; esp., a) glory; fame; renown b) good reputation; credit 2. a keen sense of right and wrong;… …

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  • 5Credit — Cred it (kr[e^]d [i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Credited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crediting}.] 1. To confide in the truth of; to give credence to; to put trust in; to believe. [1913 Webster] How shall they credit A poor unlearned virgin? Shak. [1913… …

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  • 6credit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. faith, belief; credibility, trust; credit, borrowing power. v. t. believe, trust; credit. See accounting. II Borrowing power Nouns 1. credit, trust, score, tally, account, tab; loan (see debt);… …

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  • 7credit — creditless, adj. /kred it/, n. 1. commendation or honor given for some action, quality, etc.: Give credit where it is due. 2. a source of pride or honor: You are a credit to your school. 3. the ascription or acknowledgment of something as due or… …

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  • 8credit — cred•it [[t]ˈkrɛd ɪt[/t]] n. 1) commendation given for some action, quality, etc 2) a source of pride or honor 3) a) the acknowledgment of something as due a person, institution, etc b) sbz credits, the names of all who contributed to a motion… …

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  • 9credit — Synonyms and related words: accept, accept for gospel, accept implicitly, acceptability, acceptation, acception, acclaim, account, account for, accounting for, accredit, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, acknowledgment, acquiescence,… …

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  • 10credit — n 1. trustworthiness, faithfulness, integrity, honor; rectitude, probity, veracity, honesty, good faith; credibility, reliability, dependability, solvency; constancy, loyalty, firmness. 2. commendation, praise, acclaim, tribute, regard; good word …

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  • 11credit — cred·it || kredɪt n. money (in a bank account); money available for a person to borrow (from a bank or other source); deferred payment; trust, confidence; importance, respect; points earned (through study); recognition; thanks; entry on a list… …

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  • 12honor — [n1] respect account, adoration, adulation, aggrandizement, apotheosis, approbation, attention, canonization, celebration, confidence, consideration, credit, deference, deification, dignity, distinction, elevation, esteem, exaltation, faith, fame …

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  • 13Honor — Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration; reverence;… …

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  • 14Honor bright — Honor Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration;… …

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  • 15Honor court — Honor Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration;… …

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  • 16Honor point — Honor Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration;… …

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  • 17honor — AE; BE spelling: honour I n. respect credit 1) to bring, do honor to (she brought honor to her family) 2) an honor to (he is an honor to his school) 3) in smb. s honor; in honor of (to give a reception in smb. s honor) distinction recognition 4)… …

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  • 18honor — hon|or1 [ anər ] noun ** ▸ 1 respect for what you do ▸ 2 moral belief/practice ▸ 3 something you are proud to do ▸ 4 prize for achievement ▸ 5 virginity ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the respect that people have for someone who achieves something… …

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  • 19give — I. verb (gave; given; giving) Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Swedish giva to give; akin to Old English giefan, gifan to give, and perhaps to Latin habēre to have, hold Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to make… …

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  • 20credit — I. n. 1. Belief, trust, faith, confidence, credence, reliance. 2. Reputableness, esteem, regard, good repute, good reputation, high character. 3. Influence (of a good name), power. 4. Merit, honor, proof of desert. 5. Trust (in future payment),… …

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