1. [ verb ] (education) grant credentials to
Synonyms: recognize recognise

"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
Synonyms: credit

"I credit you with saving his life"

Related terms: impute ascribe citation
Similar spelling:   accredited