Definition of “ascribe sth to sb/sth” - English Dictionary

“ascribe sth to sb/sth” in English

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ascribe sth to sb/sth

formal
phrasal verb with ascribe uk /əˈskraɪb/ us /əˈskraɪb/ verb
ascription
noun [ U ] /əˈskrɪp.ʃən/ /əˈskrɪp.ʃən/ formal

the ascription of our actions to our own responsibility
The ascription of the text to Gerves du Bus is questionable.
Most teachers would reject the ascription of particular traits to whole groups of children on the basis of social class.

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