credit (someone or something) with (something)

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credit (someone or something) with (something)

1. To apply a payment to a financial account belonging to someone or something. I think you credited the wrong account with my most recent payment.
2. To give someone praise, admiration, or acknowledgement for some task, achievement, or accomplishment. I have to credit my trainer with getting me back in shape for this season.
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credit someone or something with something

 
1. Lit. to record a payment, deposit, etc., to the account of someone or something. I will credit you with this payment as you request. Your account has been credited with this adjustment.
2. Fig. to give someone or something well-deserved praise for doing something or having something. We have to credit Jeff with saving us a lot of money. We will credit the weather with part of the success of the picnic.
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References in classic literature ?
I knew college gossip credited us with being in love with each other.
We reached full injection at the Cockrell Ranch unit of our Panhandle waterflood, and our third party engineer (Miller and Lents, Ltd.) credited us with converting 1.4 MMBOE from PUD to PDP.
Our peer group wouldn't have credited us with influencing them but now the younger bands have got a bit more courage, they can wear their influences more on their sleeve."