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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accredit  \Ac*cred"it\  ([a^]k*kr[e^]d"[i^]t),  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. 
 
  His  censure  will  .  .  .  accredit  his  praises. 
  --Cowper. 
 
  These  reasons  .  .  .  which  accredit  and  fortify  mine 
  opinion.  --Shelton. 
 
  2.  To  send  with  letters  credential,  as  an  ambassador,  envoy, 
  or  diplomatic  agent;  to  authorize,  as  a  messenger  or 
  delegate. 
 
  Beton  .  .  .  was  accredited  to  the  Court  of  France. 
  --Froude. 
 
  3.  To  believe;  to  credit;  to  put  trust  in 
 
  The  version  of  early  Roman  history  which  was 
  accredited  in  the  fifth  century.  --Sir  G.  C. 
  Lewis. 
 
  He  accredited  and  repeated  stories  of  apparitions 
  and  witchcraft.  --Southey. 
 
  4.  To  credit;  to  vouch  for  or  consider  (some  one)  as  doing 
  something  or  something  as  belonging  to  some  one 
 
  {To  accredit}  one  {with}  (something),  to  attribute 
  something  to  him  as  Mr  Clay  was  accredited  with  these 
  views;  they  accredit  him  with  a  wise  saying. 




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