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Perfect passive participle of crēdō (loan, confide in, trust, believe).



crēditus m (feminine crēdita, neuter crēditum); first/second declension

  1. lent, loaned, having been loaned
  2. committed, consigned, having been entrusted to
  3. trusted, having confided in
  4. believed in, trusted in, having given credence to
  5. believed, having been believed


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative crēditus crēdita crēditum crēditī crēditae crēdita
genitive crēditī crēditae crēditī crēditōrum crēditārum crēditōrum
dative crēditō crēditō crēditīs
accusative crēditum crēditam crēditum crēditōs crēditās crēdita
ablative crēditō crēditā crēditō crēditīs
vocative crēdite crēdita crēditum crēditī crēditae crēdita

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  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “creditus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • creditus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to repay a loan: pecuniam creditam solvere