Quick answer
"Credits" is a plural noun which is often translated as "los títulos de crédito", and "credit" is a noun which is often translated as "el crédito". Learn more about the difference between "credits" and "credit" below.
credits(
kreh
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dihts
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (film)
a. los títulos de crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A director wants to use a song I composed during the movie credits.Un director quiere usar una canción que compuse para los títulos de crédito de su película.
b. los créditos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had a small role in the movie, and my name appears in the credits.Tuve un pequeño papel en la película y mi nombre aparece en los créditos.
2. (achievements)
a. los logros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She doesn't have an impressive list of credits, but she has good recommendations.La lista de sus logros no impresiona, pero tiene buenas referencias.
credit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (advance of money)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(given by a bank or a store)
I had to buy my first car on credit.Tuve que comprar mi primer auto a crédito.
4. (recognition)
a. el mérito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director took all the credit for an achievement that wasn't really his.El director se llevó todo el mérito por algo que en realidad no había hecho él.
b. los honores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actress has an Oscar and a BAFTA to her credit.Entre los honores recibidos por la actriz cabe destacar un Oscar y un BAFTA.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She's a bore, but it is to her credit that she's always ready to help.Es una pelmaza, pero hay que reconocer que siempre está dispuesta a ayudar.
To his credit, he is very patient with her.Hay que decir a su favor que es muy paciente con ella.
5. (financial standing)
a. la solvencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bank has to make sure that the applicant for the loan has good credit.El banco tiene que asegurarse de que el solicitante del préstamo tiene buena solvencia.
6. (accounting)
a. el saldo acreedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The accountant saw on the spreadsheet that there was a credit of only $30.La contable vio en la hoja de cálculo que el saldo acreedor era de tan solo $30.
b. el saldo positivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All of the transactions come out to a credit, so we still have some money left.Todas las transacciones resultan en un saldo positivo, así que todavía nos queda algo de dinero.
c. el haber
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By comparing these two sums, we see that the credit exceeds the debit.Al comparar estas dos sumas, vemos que el haber supera al deber.
7. (positive balance)
a. el saldo positivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My account is in credit, so I don't know why the charge was declined.Mi cuenta tiene un saldo positivo, así que no sé por qué se rechazó el cargo.
b. el saldo a favor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have $200 to your credit.Tiene un saldo a favor de $200.
c. los números negros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our account is in credit, but we still have to pay this month's rent.Nuestra cuenta está en números negros, pero todavía nos queda por pagar el alquiler de este mes.
8. (source of pride)
a. el motivo de orgullo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our soldiers are a credit to our country.Nuestros soldados son un motivo de orgullo para nuestro país.
9. (trust)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I wouldn't give much credit to the opinion of a novice.Yo no le daría mucho crédito a la opinión de un novato.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I gave you credit for more tact than to say such a thing.Yo hubiera creído que tenías tacto suficiente para no decir una cosa así.
The truth is that I don't give her credit for much.La verdad es que no la creo capaz de mucho.
10. (education)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm taking an accelerated German course that's ten credits.Estoy haciendo un curso intensivo de alemán con el que obtendré diez créditos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to attribute)
a. atribuir
Researchers have credited the rise in crime to growing levels of poverty.Los investigadores atribuyen el aumento de la delincuencia a los niveles cada vez mayores de pobreza.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I credited him with more imagination.Lo creía más imaginativo.
You credit me with influence that I don't really have.Me consideras más influyente de lo que en realidad soy.
12. (finance)
a. abonar
If you return your order, we will credit the corresponding amount to your bank account.Si devuelve su pedido, nosotros le abonaremos el importe correspondiente en su cuenta bancaria.
b. ingresar
The money was credited to your account in error.El dinero fue ingresado en su cuenta por error.
13. (to believe)
a. creer
Your accusations against our mutual friend are absurd, and I shan't credit them.Tus acusaciones a nuestro amigo común son absurdas y no estoy dispuesto a creerlas.
b. dar crédito
I don't think we ought to credit such groundless rumors.No creo que debamos dar crédito a rumores como esos, sin ningún fundamento.
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credit(
kreh
-
diht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (advance of money)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(given by a bank or a store)
I had to buy my first car on credit.Tuve que comprar mi primer auto a crédito.
2. (recognition)
a. el mérito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director took all the credit for an achievement that wasn't really his.El director se llevó todo el mérito por algo que en realidad no había hecho él.
b. los honores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actress has an Oscar and a BAFTA to her credit.Entre los honores recibidos por la actriz cabe destacar un Oscar y un BAFTA.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She's a bore, but it is to her credit that she's always ready to help.Es una pelmaza, pero hay que reconocer que siempre está dispuesta a ayudar.
To his credit, he is very patient with her.Hay que decir a su favor que es muy paciente con ella.
3. (financial standing)
a. la solvencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bank has to make sure that the applicant for the loan has good credit.El banco tiene que asegurarse de que el solicitante del préstamo tiene buena solvencia.
4. (accounting)
a. el saldo acreedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The accountant saw on the spreadsheet that there was a credit of only $30.La contable vio en la hoja de cálculo que el saldo acreedor era de tan solo $30.
b. el saldo positivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All of the transactions come out to a credit, so we still have some money left.Todas las transacciones resultan en un saldo positivo, así que todavía nos queda algo de dinero.
c. el haber
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By comparing these two sums, we see that the credit exceeds the debit.Al comparar estas dos sumas, vemos que el haber supera al deber.
5. (positive balance)
a. el saldo positivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My account is in credit, so I don't know why the charge was declined.Mi cuenta tiene un saldo positivo, así que no sé por qué se rechazó el cargo.
b. el saldo a favor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have $200 to your credit.Tiene un saldo a favor de $200.
c. los números negros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our account is in credit, but we still have to pay this month's rent.Nuestra cuenta está en números negros, pero todavía nos queda por pagar el alquiler de este mes.
6. (source of pride)
a. el motivo de orgullo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our soldiers are a credit to our country.Nuestros soldados son un motivo de orgullo para nuestro país.
7. (trust)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I wouldn't give much credit to the opinion of a novice.Yo no le daría mucho crédito a la opinión de un novato.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I gave you credit for more tact than to say such a thing.Yo hubiera creído que tenías tacto suficiente para no decir una cosa así.
The truth is that I don't give her credit for much.La verdad es que no la creo capaz de mucho.
8. (education)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm taking an accelerated German course that's ten credits.Estoy haciendo un curso intensivo de alemán con el que obtendré diez créditos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to attribute)
a. atribuir
Researchers have credited the rise in crime to growing levels of poverty.Los investigadores atribuyen el aumento de la delincuencia a los niveles cada vez mayores de pobreza.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I credited him with more imagination.Lo creía más imaginativo.
You credit me with influence that I don't really have.Me consideras más influyente de lo que en realidad soy.
10. (finance)
a. abonar
If you return your order, we will credit the corresponding amount to your bank account.Si devuelve su pedido, nosotros le abonaremos el importe correspondiente en su cuenta bancaria.
b. ingresar
The money was credited to your account in error.El dinero fue ingresado en su cuenta por error.
11. (to believe)
a. creer
Your accusations against our mutual friend are absurd, and I shan't credit them.Tus acusaciones a nuestro amigo común son absurdas y no estoy dispuesto a creerlas.
b. dar crédito
I don't think we ought to credit such groundless rumors.No creo que debamos dar crédito a rumores como esos, sin ningún fundamento.
credits
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
12. (film)
a. los títulos de crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A director wants to use a song I composed during the movie credits.Un director quiere usar una canción que compuse para los títulos de crédito de su película.
b. los créditos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had a small role in the movie, and my name appears in the credits.Tuve un pequeño papel en la película y mi nombre aparece en los créditos.
13. (achievements)
a. los logros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She doesn't have an impressive list of credits, but she has good recommendations.La lista de sus logros no impresiona, pero tiene buenas referencias.
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