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 Meanings and Examples of CREDITOR
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creditor
 n.  a person to whom money is owed by a debtor; someone to whom an obligation exists
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  He looked like a man who had never cringed and never had had a creditor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
2  His creditor was Wick Cutter, the merciless Black Hawk money-lender, a man of evil name throughout the county, of whom I shall have more to say later.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
3  It is a great mistake to suppose that a woman with no heart will be an easy creditor in the exchange of affection.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  My worldly affairs began to wear a gloomy appearance, and I was pressed for money by more than one creditor.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVII
5  Down to that moment, I had vainly supposed that my creditor had withdrawn, or suspended proceedings until I should be quite recovered.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
6  He even said to himself, that a creditor is worse than a master; for the master possesses only your person, a creditor possesses your dignity and can administer to it a box on the ear.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS POOR
7  He was about to deliver the Colonel's shade from this unworthy creditor at last, and it seemed to him that he was on the point of rescuing his father's memory from the debtors' prison.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
8  It was his belief that if he were given time in which to realize them, all would be well and every creditor paid in full.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
9  If Mr. Micawber's creditors will not give him time,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'they must take the consequences; and the sooner they bring it to an issue the better.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
10  The only visitors I ever saw, or heard of, were creditors.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
11  She would be able to arrange her life as she pleased, to soar into that empyrean of security where creditors cannot penetrate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
12  The transaction had justified itself by its results: she saw now how absurd it would have been to let any primitive scruple deprive her of this easy means of appeasing her creditors.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
13  He determines to swindle his creditors, and for this purpose he pays large checks to a certain Mr. Cornelius, who is, I imagine, himself under another name.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
14  "And you'll probably find that your creditors will impound the banking account of Mr. Cornelius," said Holmes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
15  The creditors who had so long been silent, restrained by a vague but powerful influence exerted on them while he lived by the count's careless good nature, all proceeded to enforce their claims at once.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  It would be a very remarkable circumstance if the balance due from any debtor bank should be exactly the same as the balance due to some creditor bank.
2  Remember that income of the debtor may be pledged as security to another creditor.
3  The creditor has always a better memory than the detor.
4  I had to run away from my creditor whom I made a usurious loan.
5  Tsipras did manage to win a concession that the fund should be managed from Greece, not Luxembourg, as envisaged in a German plan, but the rules will be drawn up by Greece's creditors.
6  The funding proposal put to Greece by its creditors would place an onerous burden on the government of Alexis Tsipras, the radical left premier who vowed to end austerity and the cut the national debt when he took power in January.
7  Last night's text said the Greeks "reiterate their unequivocal commitment to honour their financial obligations to all their creditors fully and timely".
8  Government officials and hedge-fund creditors spent much of the last two days in negotiations with a court-appointed mediator, but talks ended without a deal Wednesday evening.
9  Although young Lord Widgeon was insolvent, he had no fear of being thrown into debtors' prison, for he was sure that if his creditors pressed him for payment his wealthy parents would repay what he owed.
10  He tried to hide from his importunate creditors until his allowance arrived.
11  The country owes billions of dollars to foreign creditors.
12  They agreed to repay their creditors over a period of three years.