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Ascribe

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Verb (transitive)
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as=cribe

CIDE DICTIONARY

Ascribev. t. [L. ascribere, adscribere, to ascribe; ad + scribere to write: cf. OF. ascrire. See Scribe.].
  •  To attribute, impute, or refer, as to a cause; as, his death was ascribed to a poison; to ascribe an effect to the right cause; to ascribe such a book to such an author.  [1913 Webster]
    "The finest [speech] that is ascribed to Satan in the whole poem."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To attribute, as a quality, or an appurtenance; to consider or allege to belong.  [1913 Webster]
    "More than good-will to me attribute naught."  [1913 Webster]
    "Ascribes his gettings to his parts and merit."  [1913 Webster]
    "And fairly quit him of the imputed blame."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To Ascribe, Attribute, Impute.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Ascribe, v.tr. (usu. foll. by to)
1 attribute or impute (ascribes his well-being to a sound constitution).
2 regard as belonging.

Derivative
ascribable adj.
Etymology
ME f. L ascribere (as AD-, scribere script- write)

THESAURUS

Ascribe

accredit, adduce, advance, affix, allege, apply, assign, attach, attach to, attribute, charge, cite, conjecture, connect with, credit, fasten, fix, give, guess, impute, lay, pin on, place, put, refer, saddle, surmise

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