- simple past tense and past participle of credential
Variant of credential
Rare entitling to credit, confidence, etc.; accrediting
Origin of credentialMiddle English credencial ; from Medieval Latin credentialis: see credence
- anything giving evidence that someone is entitled to or deserving of credit, confidence, etc.
- a document that serves as official proof of a person's position, authority, etc.; specif., letters of credence