Definition of 'ascribe'
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She told them that nobody yet knew to whom the Will would ascribe them, but that if they came to her she'd happily give them away. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)A Freudian might say it stems from infancy, a Marxist might ascribe it to social conditions later on. GRACE (2001)A blind woman had just regained her sight: did she really ascribe that to her own intervention? GRACE (2001)
Yet society will ascribe a very low quality of life to poor, debilitated people, despite the fact that they are sometimes the most content. THE STAPLE STREET GANG: MANDY AND THE PURPLE SPOTTED HANKY (2001)
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Translations for 'ascribe'
British English: ascribe VERB
If you ascribe an event or condition to a particular cause, you say or consider that it was caused by that thing.
I can only ascribe his jealousy to insecurity.
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