What does the word credit mean?

Usage examples for credit

  1. It was a pretty good job, but they ain't no credit coming to me. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  2. " What's the good of giving, if you aren't going to get any credit, or thanks, just because you're rich, I should like to know? – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  3. A half- credit bill got him inside through the back entrance. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon