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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb accredit:

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Definition of the verb accredit

What does accredit mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: accredited | accrediting | accredits

  1. grant credentials to
  2. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
  3. ascribe an achievement to

Alternative definition of the verb accredit

verb

  1. [transitive] To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction.
  2. [transitive] To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate.
  3. [transitive] To believe; to credit; to put trust in.
  4. [transitive] To credit; to vouch for or consider (some one) as doing something, or (something) as belonging to some one

Specialised definition of the verb accredit

Glossary of sports

to officially recognise a person or organisation as having met a standard or criterion (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Phrases with accredit

  1. accredit with
  2. to accredit

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for accredit

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Google previewPreliminary Criminal Investigations (2015)

Solving Crimes in a Contemporary Society by Dennis Potter, Kevin B. Kinnee

Simply put, to accredit means to recognize or vouch for an agency or institution as conforming to a body of standards related to a specific discipline or profession —in this instance law enforcement. The Commission On Accreditation For Law ...

Google previewDengler's Lessons and Exercises in English (1914)

ACCREDIT, CREDIT To accredit means to invest with authority, to furnish with credentials. To credit means to accept as true; to give credit in an account. ARGUE, AUGUR To argue is to give reasons for or against. To augur is to foretell, ...

Google previewFISMA and the Risk Management Framework (2012)

The New Practice of Federal Cyber Security by Stephen D. Gantz, Daniel R. Philpott

The decision to accredit is a formal declaration that the system as implemented has sufficient security protection in place to bring the risk associated with the system within acceptable levels and is authorized to operate. Document Mission ...

Google previewA Modern Composition and Rhetoric (brief Course) Containing the Principles of Correct, Artistic and Effective English for Schools (1900)

by Lewis Worthington Smith, James Eames Thomas

" Accredit, Credit. — To accredit means to invest with power or authority.

Google previewA Modern Composition and Rhetoric (complete Course) Containing the Principles of Correct, Artistic and Effective English for Schools (1901)

by Lewis Worthington Smith, James Eames Thomas

" Accredit, Credit. — To accredit means to invest with power or authority.

Google previewHandbook of Journalism and Media: India, Bharat, Hindustan (2015)

by Kovuuri G. Reddy

Accredit means to recognise someone or something formally by issuing a document, especially by a government body. It means to approve of something or someone. For example, technical colleges in the country have to be accredited by the ...

Google previewMedical Aspects of Disability for the Rehabilitation Professional, Fifth Edition (2016)

by Dr. Alex Moroz, MD, Dr. Steven R. Flanagan, MD, Dr. Herb Zaretsky, PhD

ACCREDITATION To accredit means to “certify as meeting certain set standards” (Webster's New World College Dictionary, 2004). The accreditation process for a rehabilitation hospital involves review of conformance to written standards ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

accreditare, accredit, similarly formed] 1. To give credit or credence to; repose confidence in; trust; esteem. Such were the principal terms of the surrender of Granada, as authenticated by the most accredited Castilian and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

accreditare, accredit, similarly formed.] 1. To give credit or credence to; repose confidence in; trust; esteem. Such were the principal terms of the surrender of Granada, as authenticated by the most accredited Castilian and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

accreditare, accredit, similarly formed.] 1. To give credit or credence to; repose confidence in; trust; esteem. Such were the principal terms of the surrender of Granada, as authenticated by the most accredited Castilian and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary, (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

accreditare, accredit, similarly formed.] 1. To give credit or credence to; repose confidence in; trust; cstccm. Such were the principal terms of the surrender of Granada, as authenticated by the most accredited Castilian and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Education Economics and Finance (2014)

by Dominic J. Brewer, Lawrence O. Picus

Based onstudent performance and adherenceto standards describing policies and practices, states typicallyuse levelsto accredit schools. Schools are required to pay tothe accreditingagencyyearlydues, which vary according tothelevel ofthe ...

Google previewDictionary of Probation and Offender Management (2013)

by Rob Canton, David Hancock

The CSAP«s main remit is to accredit offender treatment programmes toreduce reoffending, against criteria based on awhat works« principles (derived from international research on the kinds of interventions that appear effective in reducing ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1E1D2I1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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