credit with = believe that someone has a quality
- That was a crazy thing to do! I had credited you with more sense!
- He is so funny! I 've always credited him with a great sense of humour.
- I wouldn't credit him with so little intelligence. I really thought he was smarter.
- I know you don't like him but at least you should credit him with honesty. He never lied to you.
- You must credit her with kindness and charm. She is always so nice to everyone.