Meaning of “credit someone with something” in the English Dictionary

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"credit someone with something" in American English

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credit someone with something

phrasal verb with credit us /ˈkred·ət/ verb [ T ]

to consider someone as having good qualities or good achievements:

I credited him with more sense than he showed.

(Definition of “credit someone with something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)