creditor

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English creditour, from Anglo-Norman creditour, from Latin crēditor, from crēditum (loan), from crēditus, perfect passive participle of crēdō (lend)

NounEdit

creditor (plural creditors)

  1. (finance) A person to whom a debt is owed.
    Antonym: debtor
  2. One who gives credence to something; a believer.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin crēditōr-, stem of crēditor.

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NounEdit

creditor m (plural creditors, feminine creditora)

  1. creditor

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From crēditum (loan), from crēditus, perfect passive participle of crēdō (lend)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crēditor m (genitive crēditōris); third declension

  1. creditor, lender

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crēditor crēditōrēs
Genitive crēditōris crēditōrum
Dative crēditōrī crēditōribus
Accusative crēditōrem crēditōrēs
Ablative crēditōre crēditōribus
Vocative crēditor crēditōrēs

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: creditor
  • English: creditor
  • French: créditeur

ReferencesEdit

  • creditor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • creditor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • creditor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • creditor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the creditor: creditor, or is cui debeo

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French créditeur

NounEdit

creditor m (plural creditori)

  1. creditor

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