accredit (v.)

  1. grant credentials to; The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution; recognize an academic degree

    [ Syn: recognize , recognise ]

  2. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials

  3. ascribe an achievement to; She was not properly credited in the program

    [ Syn: credit ]

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