Creditor (noun)

  1. A person or organization to whom money is owed.
  2. A person to whom a debt is owed.


Early 17th century: from latin creditor, from credere "to believe, trust".


  1. The company has many creditors.
  2. The creditors were worried about the company's ability to pay its debts.
  3. He negotiated with the creditors to reduce the debt.
  4. He was unable to pay his creditors.
  5. The creditors were threatening to sue the company.
Some random words: catatonic, waxen, unprepared