|1.||[ verb ] (education) grant credentials to|
"The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution" "recognize an academic degree"
|Related terms:||license accreditation|
|2.||[ verb ] provide or send with official credentials; as of envoys|
|Related terms:||appoint foreign_service|
|3.||[ verb ] give credit for|
"I credit you with saving his life"
|Related terms:||impute ascribe citation|