credited credited  /ˈkrɛ də təd/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Though this prophecy of nearly 70 years ago credited one woman with the power that actually came from a wide and deep movement of women, no one person deserves it more.
  2. He is credited with having saved thoroughbred racing when it was at its lowest ebb in the East, after the repeal of the racing law in New York State.
  3. Walker was credited with one, but he would surely have stopped at first if Slaughter hadn't drawn a throw home.

News

  1. Germany court hears challenge to ECB bond purchase program, credited with calming crisis

    KARLSRUHE, Germany †A European Central Bank program credited with helping calm the continent's debt crisis is facing a legal challenge in Germany's top court.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Bike helmet credited with saving 8-year-old girl

    An 8-year-old southwestern Indiana girl is home from the hospital, with a bicycle helmet being credited with saving her life.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WNDU 16 South Bend

  3. Bike helmet credited with saving girl

    An 8-year-old southwestern Indiana girl is home from the hospital, with a bicycle helmet being credited with saving her life. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

Quotes

  1. "My success is credited to everybody else around me," Smith said. "It's not just that I'm 2-0 against Michigan. Everybody who has played on the field against them is 2-0."
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Troy Smith Source: Forbes

  2. "We just had to battle back," Busch said. "We didn't have the best car out there, but we had a car we kept on working on. I don't know where I get credited for winning this thing, whether it's from the back or from the pole. Either way, we...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Kyle Busch Source: ESPN

  3. "I should have been credited with all the losses," Krzyzewski said.
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Mike Krzyzewski Source: SportingNews.com

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