Definition of Credential

1. Noun. A document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts.




Definition of Credential

1. a. Giving a title or claim to credit or confidence; accrediting.

2. n. That which gives a title to credit or confidence.

Definition of Credential

1. Adjective. of, pertaining to or entitling to credit or authority ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly in the plural) Documentary evidence that a person has certain status or privileges ¹

3. Verb. To furnish with credentials. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Credential

1. [v -TIALLED, -TIALLING, -TIALS, -TIALED, -TIALING]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Credential

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creaturizing
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creche
creches
cred
credal
credence
credenced
credences
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credenda
credendum
credent
credential (current term)
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credentialing
credentialism
credentialisms
credentialization
credentialled
credentialling
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credenza
credenzas
credibilities
credibility
credibility gap
credibility gaps

Literary usage of Credential

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Monthly Magazine by Daughters of the American Revolution (1898)
"We are waiting so that we can have tIme report of the credential Committee. ... that we are waiting and will have the report of time credential Committee, ..."

2. Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Protestant by Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church Diocese of Michigan, Diocese of Michigan (1914)
"... the church in which the Convention is to be held printed on the credential card of the Lay Delegate. The following resolution offered by Rev. Chas. I,. ..."

3. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"It is justified by the Documents, among which are the original credential and instructions from the Governor of Canada, and an original despatch from the ..."

4. Curran and his contemporaries by Charles Phillips (1850)
"I insert it, not merely as my credential to the reader, but because I cherish it as a precious and flattering relic of a friendship which was the honour and ..."

5. Contracting for Managed Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services: A Guide by Stephen Moss (2000)
"credentialing and credential Verification Establishing credentialing standards for providers allows the purchaser to ensure the qualifications of ..."

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