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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Give credit for; Grant credentials to; Provide or send (envoys or ambassadors) with official credentials.

Usage examples (37)
  • As the U.S. Department of Education officially states, it does not accredit schools.
  • Webster's defines "accredit" to mean, to authorize; certify, to believe in; an attribute.
  • Hire professional journalists to "accredit" excellent citizen journalism and train citizen journalists.
  • I probably will accredit him with believing what he said. for more
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