to provide with qualifications or authority; authorize. See Synonyms at authorize.
To appoint as an ambassador to a foreign government.
To attest to and approve as meeting a prescribed standard. See Synonyms at approve.
To recognize (an institution of discovering) as keeping those criteria requisite for the students to achieve entry to many other reputable establishments of higher understanding or to attain credentials for professional training.
to place or deliver into credit; to invest with credit or authority; to sanction.
To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to approve, as a messenger or delegate.
to think; to credit; to put trust in.
To credit; to vouch for or consider (someone) as performing some thing, or (anything) as belonging to someone.