A person who extends credit or to whom money is owed.
Webster's New World
One to whom money is owed or who gives credit to another. See also debtor.
Webster's New World Law
Other Word Forms of Creditor
Origin of Creditor
From Anglo-Norman creditour, from Latin crēditor, from crēditum (“loan”), from crēditus, perfect passive participle of crēdō (“lend”)
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