Hindi translation of 'ascribe'
Word forms: ascribes, ascribing, ascribed
If you ascribe something to a person, thing, or event, you believe that they cause it or have it.[formal]का श्रेय देना
They ascribe every setback to some kind of conspiracy. It is obvious now that Philip never had the qualities that were ascribed to him.
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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)
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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'ascribe' in Other Languages
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.
Translation of ascribe from the Collins English to Hindi