Synonyms of 'put something down to something'
▷ See put
attributeDictionary, blame, ascribe
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.
They blamed the army for most of the atrocities.
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