accredit


accredit

verb

Definition of ACCREDIT

1
to explain (something) as being the result of something else <accredits his good choice of movies to reading a reviewer who seldom steers him wrong>
Related Words blame, charge, father (on), impute (to), pin (on); assign, refer; associate, attach, connect, link
2
to give official or legal power to <took a course that accredited her to teach first aid>
Antonyms disqualify
3
to declare enthusiastic approval of <generally accredited as the finest American dramatist of the postwar generation>
Antonyms knock, pan, slam
4
to give official acceptance of as satisfactory <thus far the board has refused to accredit the school>

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