What does accredit mean?

Definitions for accredit
əˈkrɛd ɪtac·cred·it

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accredit, recognize, recogniseverb

    grant credentials to

    "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"

  2. accreditverb

    provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials

  3. accredit, creditverb

    ascribe an achievement to

    "She was not properly credited in the program"

Wiktionary

  1. accreditverb

    To ascribe; attribute; credit with.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  2. accreditverb

    To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  3. accreditverb

    To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  4. accreditverb

    To believe; to put trust in.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  5. accreditverb

    To enter on the credit side of an account book.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  6. accreditverb

    To certify as meeting a predetermined standard; to certify an educational institution as upholding the specified standards necessary for the students to advance.

    The school was an accredited college.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  7. accreditverb

    To recognize as outstanding.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

  8. accreditverb

    To credit.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1610's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accreditverb

    to put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction

    Etymology: [F. accrditer; (L. ad) + crdit credit. See Credit.]

  2. Accreditverb

    to send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate

    Etymology: [F. accrditer; (L. ad) + crdit credit. See Credit.]

  3. Accreditverb

    to believe; to credit; to put trust in

    Etymology: [F. accrditer; (L. ad) + crdit credit. See Credit.]

  4. Accreditverb

    to credit; to vouch for or consider (some one) as doing something, or (something) as belonging to some one

    Etymology: [F. accrditer; (L. ad) + crdit credit. See Credit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accredit

    ak-kred′it, v.t. to give credit, countenance, authority, or honour to: to furnish with credentials (with to, at): to vouch for anything belonging to some one—to ascribe or attribute it to him (with).—v.t. Accred′itate (obs.).—n. Accreditā′tion, fact of being accredited.—The pa.p. Accred′ited, as adj., recognised. [Fr. accréditerà, to, crédit, credit. See Credit.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accredit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accredit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of accredit in a Sentence

  1. Patricia Espinosa:

    At the end of the day, It is up to parties and observers who gets accreditation as part of their delegations. it is really the sovereign right of every government to accredit every representative as part of its delegations, persons it deems appropriate.

  2. Patricia Espinosa:

    It is really the sovereign right of every government to accredit every representative as part of its delegations, persons it deems appropriate, we do not allow open lobbying or open promotion of oil and gas, of course, that would be against the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the convention.

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  • поверявам, акредитирам, доверявам, упълномощавамBulgarian
  • akkreditierenGerman
  • acreditarSpanish
  • akkreditoidaFinnish
  • accréditerFrench
  • accreditarInterlingua
  • accreditareItalian
  • accustorLatin
  • credenciarPortuguese
  • аккредитова́ть, приписа́ть, уполномо́чить, уполномо́чивать, дове́рить, доверя́ть, припи́сыватьRussian
  • ackrediteraSwedish

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    • A. ultimo
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