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EtymologyEdit

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.
  2. One who gives credence to something; a believer.

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EtymologyEdit

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)

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NounEdit

crēditor m (genitive crēditōris); third declension

  1. creditor, lender

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Third declension.

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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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “creditor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • creditor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the creditor: creditor, or is cui debeo