verb (used with object), as·cribed, as·crib·ing.
- ascorbic acid,
- ascribed status,
Origin of ascribe
Examples from the Web for ascribe
Different boycotters will ascribe different meanings to the same act.
Yet neither expressed any interest in the legend that so many people want to ascribe to the man.The Bin Laden of His Day? A New Biography of Geronimo|Marc Wortman|December 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To the contrary, they ascribe to the belief that more guns on campus, in the hands of the right people, will make them safer.141st Annual Meeting: NRA Gets in Touch With Its Feminine Side|Michael Ames|April 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All they have to do is attribute or ascribe as much income as possible to foreign subsidiaries.
What drives the human impulse to ascribe divine meaning to tragic events?
It is the custom of all primitive people to ascribe their early laws and government to divine origin.
I ascribe this to Gods blessing, through the instrumentality of early rising, and plunging my head into cold water when I rise.
I acknowledge all the merit of the hymn of Cleanthes to Jupiter, which you ascribe to it.
We ascribe them to the error of mixing up the permanent principles of Christianity with its temporary institutions.The Essential Faith of the Universal Church|Harriet Martineau
There can be no more reason to doubt that fact than to ascribe it to a miracle.The Hermits|Charles Kingsley