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)
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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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