To credit with
Credit Cred"it (kr[e^]d"[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Credited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crediting}.] 1. To confide in the truth of; to give credence to; to put trust in; to believe. [1913 Webster]

How shall they credit A poor unlearned virgin? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To bring honor or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of. [1913 Webster]

You credit the church as much by your government as you did the school formerly by your wit. --South. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bookkeeping) To enter upon the credit side of an account; to give credit for; as, to credit the amount paid; to set to the credit of; as, to credit a man with the interest paid on a bond. [1913 Webster]

{To credit with}, to give credit for; to assign as justly due to any one. [1913 Webster]

Crove, Helmholtz, and Meyer, are more than any others to be credited with the clear enunciation of this doctrine. --Newman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To reckon with — Reckon Reck on, v. i. 1. To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To come to an accounting; to make up accounts; to settle; to examine and strike the balance of debt and credit; to adjust …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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