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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Creditor  \Cred"it*or\  (kr?d"?t-?r),  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  cr?diteur. 
  See  {Credit}.] 
  1.  One  who  credits,  believes,  or  trusts. 
 
  The  easy  creditors  of  novelties.  --Daniel. 
 
  2.  One  who  gives  credit  in  business  matters;  hence  one  to 
  whom  money  is  due;  --  correlative  to  debtor. 
 
  Creditors  have  better  memories  than  debtors. 
  --Franklin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  creditor 
  n  :  a  lender  to  whom  money  is  owed  [ant:  {debtor}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CREDITOR,  n.  One  of  a  tribe  of  savages  dwelling  beyond  the  Financial 
  Straits  and  dreaded  for  their  desolating  incursions. 
 
 




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