Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb accredit

3 senses of accredit

Sense 1
accredit, recognize, recognise -- (grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree")
       => license, licence, certify -- (authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state")

Sense 2
accredit -- (provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials)
       => appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

Sense 3
accredit, credit -- (ascribe an achievement to; "She was not properly credited in the program")
       => impute, ascribe, assign, attribute -- (attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats")

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