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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of credibility and credential.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cred (countable and uncountable, plural creds)

  1. (urban, slang, uncountable) Credibility.
    After listening to that sheer pile of bull mess he tried to tell me yesterday, I've decided he's got precisely zero cred as far as I'm concerned.
    • 2002, Popular Science (volume 261, number 5, November 2002, page 48)
      Don't worry about losing geek cred here: In addition to its usual functions, the remote will be able to call up a customizable Command menu that executes any program or script you have the temerity to put in its configuration file.
  2. (computing, informal, usually in the plural) credential
    1998, "Lou Langholtz", DCE programming: using login creds to auth server? (on newsgroup comp.soft-sys.dce)

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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crēdō. Compare Daco-Romanian crede, cred.

VerbEdit

cred (third-person singular present indicative creadi/ creade, past participle cridzutã)

  1. I believe.

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ManxEdit

VerbEdit

cred (verbal noun credjal, past participle credjit)

  1. Alternative form of creid

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cred chred gred
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cred

  1. first-person singular present indicative of crede.
    Cred că ești Diavolul, copile.
    I believe that you are the Devil, child.
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of crede.
    Nu pot să cred că fratele lui e atât de prost.
    I can't believe his brother is so stupid.
  3. third-person plural present indicative of crede.
    Ei nu cred că suntem toți copiii lui Dumnezeu.
    They don't believe that we are all the children of God.

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cred f (plural credau)

  1. belief, creed

VerbEdit

cred (literary)

  1. inflection of credu:
    1. third-person singular present indicative / future
    2. second-person singular imperative

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cred gred nghred chred
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.