Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: accredit  u'kre-dit
  1. Grant credentials to
    "The Regents officially accredited the new educational institution";
    - recognize, recognise [Brit]
     
  2. (Foreign Service) provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
     
  3. Ascribe an achievement to
    "She was not properly accredited in the program";
    - credit

Derived forms: accredited, accrediting, accredits

Type of: appoint, ascribe, assign, attribute, certify, charge, impute, licence [Brit, Cdn], license

Encyclopedia: Accredit