Synonyms of 'accredit'
in the sense of authorize
to give official permission for
We are willing to authorize a police raid.
in the sense of back
He is backed by the civic movement.
in the sense of certify
to guarantee (that certain required standards have been met)
They have certified the document as genuine.
in the sense of champion
He passionately championed the poor.
in the sense of commission
to place an order for
You can commission them to paint something especially for you.
in the sense of depute
to appoint (someone) to act on one's behalf
A sub-committee was deputed to investigate the claims.
in the sense of empower
to give (someone) the power or authority to do something
The trustees of the museum are empowered to sell items from its collection.
in the sense of endorse
to give approval or support to
I can endorse this statement wholeheartedly.
in the sense of favour
to support or agree with (something)
We favour greater protection of the environment.
Thesaurus for accredit from the Collins English Thesaurus