Ascribe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈskraɪb|  American pronunciation of the word ascribe
Brit.  |əˈskrʌɪb|  British pronunciation of the word ascribe


- attribute or credit to (syn: assign, attribute, impute)


...ascribed their stunning military victory to good intelligence beforehand...

This poem is ascribed to Schiller.

She ascribed her success to hard work.

...he decided to forgive his wife's perfidy, choosing to ascribe it to a moment of uncharacteristic weakness...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: ascribe
he/she/it: ascribes
present participle: ascribing
past tense: ascribed
past participle: ascribed
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