Definition of ascribe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ascribe

 verb
verb
NAmE//əˈskraɪb//
 
(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ascribe
 
he / she / it ascribes
 
past simple ascribed
 
-ing form ascribing
 
 
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Phrasal Verbsascribe something to somebodyascribe something to somebody/something
NAmE//əˈskraɪbəbl//
 
adjective ascribable to somebody/something Their success is ascribable to the quality of their goods.
NAmE//əˈskrɪpʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable] ascription (to somebody/something) the ascription of meaning to objects and events
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