Meaning of accreditate in English:

accreditate

Pronunciation /əˈkrɛdɪteɪt/

verb

  • Accredit; (in recent use especially) to confer official accreditation on (a school, programme, etc.). Now chiefly in passive.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Aston Cokayne (1608–1684), poet and playwright. From French accréditer or Italian accreditare + -ate.