Variant of ascribe
- to assign (something) to a supposed cause; impute; attribute
- to regard (something) as belonging to or coming from someone: poems that were ascribed to Homer
Origin: Middle English ascriben (also ascriven ; from Old French ascriv-, stem of ascrire) ; from Classical Latin ascribere ; from ad-, to plush scribere, to write: see scribe
- ascribable adjective
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