accredit something to

attribute something to.

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  • accredit — UK [əˈkredɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms accredit : present tense I/you/we/they accredit he/she/it accredits present participle accrediting past tense accredited past participle accredited 1) to state officially that a person or… …   English dictionary

  • accredit — verb (accredits, accrediting, accredited) 1》 give credit to (someone) for something.     ↘(accredit something to) attribute something to. 2》 [often as adjective accredited] give official authorization or recognition to. 3》 authorize (a diplomat… …   English new terms dictionary

  • accredit — ac|cred|it [ ə kredıt ] verb transitive 1. ) to state officially that a person or organization is good enough to provide a particular type of service: The university accredits a number of educational programs in the area. 2. ) to believe that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Accredit — Ac*cred it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accredited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accrediting}.] [F. accr[ e]diter; [ a] (L. ad) + cr[ e]dit credit. See {Credit}.] 1. To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction. [1913 Webster] His… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accredit — ► VERB (accredited, accrediting) 1) (accredit to) attribute (something) to (someone). 2) give official authorization to. 3) send (a diplomat or journalist) to a particular place or post. DERIVATIVES accreditation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • accredit with — verb To attribute (something) to. Mr. Clay was accredited with these views …   Wiktionary

  • To accredit — Accredit Ac*cred it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accredited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accrediting}.] [F. accr[ e]diter; [ a] (L. ad) + cr[ e]dit credit. See {Credit}.] 1. To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accredited — Accredit Ac*cred it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accredited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accrediting}.] [F. accr[ e]diter; [ a] (L. ad) + cr[ e]dit credit. See {Credit}.] 1. To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accrediting — Accredit Ac*cred it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accredited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accrediting}.] [F. accr[ e]diter; [ a] (L. ad) + cr[ e]dit credit. See {Credit}.] 1. To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • with — Accredit Ac*cred it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accredited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accrediting}.] [F. accr[ e]diter; [ a] (L. ad) + cr[ e]dit credit. See {Credit}.] 1. To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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