Cred"it*a*ble (-?-b'l), a.

1.

Worthy of belief.

[Obs.]

Divers creditable witnesses deposed. Ludlow.

2.

Deserving or possessing reputation or esteem; reputable; estimable.

This gentleman was born of creditable parents. Goldsmith.

3.

Bringing credit, reputation, or honor; honorable; as, such conduct is highly creditable to him.

Macualay.

He settled him in a good creditable way of living. Arbuthnot.

 

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