Synonyms of 'put something down to something'
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You may be a sceptic and put it down to coincidence.
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If you ascribe an event or condition to a particular cause, you say or consider that it was caused by that thing.
Doctors ascribed the child's death to a hole in the heart.
If you attribute something to an event or situation, you think that it was caused by that event or situation.
They attribute their success to external causes such as luck.
Thesaurus for put something down to something from the Collins English Thesaurus