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Definition of "creditor" []

  • One to whom money or its equivalent is owed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "creditor" in a sentence
  • "Some people will tell you that some public lands have already been conveyed to certain creditor nations or if not conveyed have been allowed to take control of such lands."
  • "KDB is also the main creditor of Kumho Asiana, which suffered a cash shortage after a heavily leveraged acquisition of Daewoo Engineering in late 2006."
  • "In Portugal, austerity measures aimed at bringing down the country 's towering budget deficit are crucial to regain creditor confidence, Finance Minister Fernando Teixeira dos Santos said, while also acknowledging that they will slow down economic growth next year."