To regard as belonging to or resulting from another
To give authority to
See syn. study at
The university won't accredit students who cheat in any way.
Kayla worked really hard in the hopes that her parents would accredit her with the label of successful.
You must pass this exam before the board can accredit you as a medical professional.
The council refuses to accredit any academic program that doesn't meet its standards.
Most accredit the invention of the telephone to Alexander Graham Bell.