creditably creditably  /ˈkrɛ də təb li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to a tolerably worthy extent

Usage(s):

  1. It requires that a congressman shall conduct himself at all times in a manner which shall reflect creditably on the House of Representatives.
  2. He fought creditably on three fronts in World War I, and by 1929 was a lieutenant general.
  3. The last two families at least seemed particularly likely to account for themselves creditably in the future.

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  1. "We feel that we still wish to compete creditably in England, rather than just go through what one might consider the rebuilding process," said Greenidge.
    on May 3, 2007 By: Gordon Greenidge Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "Despite losing the Test series in India 1-0, we felt the team performed creditably against strong opposition," said Miller.
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Geoff Miller Source: AFP

  3. Ms Bailey said: "Trinity Mirror has performed creditably in very difficult trading conditions. While advertising revenues were under extreme pressure we delivered full-year results ahead of market forecasts."
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Sly Bailey Source: Independent

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