Meaning of “ascribe sth to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"ascribe sth to sth" in British English

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ascribe sth to sth

formal
phrasal verb with ascribe uk /əˈskraɪb/ us /əˈskraɪb/ verb

to believe or say that something is caused by something else:

To what do you ascribe your phenomenal success?

(Definition of “ascribe sth to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)