CREDITOR, noun [Latin See Creed.]
1. A person to whom a sum of money or other thing is due, by obligation, promise or in law; properly, one who gives credit in commerce; but in a general sense, one who has a just claim for money; correlative to debtor. In a figurative sense, one who has a just claim to services.
CREDITORs have better memories than debtors.
2. One who believes. [Not used.]