creditable creditable  /ˈkrɛ də tə bəl/


  • (adj) worthy of often limited commendation


  1. Others do a creditable job of removing lead but aren't designed to purify water tainted by bacteria or other pathogens.
  2. Hoover's record in China is clean and honorable, highly creditable and in many ways remarkable.
  3. There are many reasons why students have failed so miserably in the past several years to maintain creditable scholastic standing and make sound academic records.


  1. Lippi impressed by Trap

    Italy manager Marcello Lippi has praised compatriot Giovanni Trapattoni’s influence on the Republic of Ireland side. The two came head to head on April 1 in the World Cup qualifier in Bari, where Ireland recorded a creditable 1-1 draw against the world champions.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Anthony Bennett's one season at UNLV a success for this important reason

    Thursday, the UNLV basketball program takes a giant step forward. It instantly becomes more creditable. Thank you, Anthony Bennett.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun


  1. "I regard these figures as a very creditable performance in an extremely challenging environment," Chief Executive Charles Dunstone said in a statement.
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Charles Dunstone Source: Reuters

  2. "It has taken us 15 months to prepare this team," coach Ric Charlesworth said on Saturday. "The Germans have improved since we beat them in the Champions Trophy, so it is a creditable victory for us."
    on Mar 13, 2010 By: Ric Charlesworth Source:

  3. "This is a process we've operated in NSW for some time and will continue to operate in NSW for some time when the Labor Party is in opposition," Mr Debnam told reporters. "This is a creditable process that has been used by both the Labor...
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Peter Debnam Source: The Age

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