verb (ascrib, ing)
Etymology: From Latin ascribere, from ad- "to" + scribere "to write"
- (transitive) To attribute; to impute; to refer, as to a cause.
- (transitive) To attribute, as death to a poison.
- (transitive) To attribute an effect to the right cause.
- (transitive) To attribute a book to an author.
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