Definition for AC-CRED'IT

AC-CRED'IT, v.t. [Fr. accrediter; Sp. acreditar; It. accreditare; to give authority or reputation; from L. ad and credo, to believe, or give faith to. See Credit.]

To give credit, authority, or reputation; to accredit an envoy, is to receive him in his public character, and give him credit and rank accordingly.

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