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Adjective: accredited  u'kre-di-tid
  1. Given official approval to act
    "an accredited college";
    - commissioned, licensed, licenced [Brit, Cdn]
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 ambassadors) with official credentials
  3. Ascribe an achievement to
    "She was not properly accredited in the program";
    - credit

See also: authorised [Brit], authorized

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

Encyclopedia: Accredited