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ascribe to

To attribute something to a person or source. A noun can be used between "ascribe" and "to." Unless you want the teacher to think you're plagiarizing, be sure to ascribe all of your quotes to the proper sources. Can you believe this ludicrous statement that's been ascribed to the CEO?

ascribe something to someone or something

to attribute something to someone or something; to assert that something has been caused by someone or something. Please do not ascribe that attitude to my friends. We ascribed the offensive action to Jill and only Jill.
References in classic literature ?
Of the many verses from time to time ascribed to the pen of Edgar Poe, and not included among his known writings, the lines entitled "Alone" have the chief claim to our notice.
They were at once ascribed to Poe, and in order to satisfy questioners, an editorial paragraph subsequently appeared saying they were by "A.
Such then is the proper answer to that censure: for it must be admitted, that in some cases nothing can prevent music being attended, to a certain degree, with the bad effects which are ascribed to it; it is therefore clear that the learning of it should never prevent the business of riper years; nor render the body effeminate, and unfit for the business of war or the state; but it should be practised by the young, judged of by the old.
A stirring noise within its cylinder he ascribed to the unequal cooling of its surface; for at that time it had not occurred to him that it might be hollow.
All of these larger pi-pis--like that of the Hoolah Hoolah ground in the Typee valley--bore incontestible marks of great age; and I am disposed to believe that their erection may be ascribed to the same race of men who were the builders of the still more ancient remains I have just described.
The higher revenues can mainly be ascribed to the positive situation on the labour market and growing household consumption.
Various reasons are being ascribed to PTI's failure.
A considerable portion of Banagas company profits is ascribed to Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco).
While they seem to ascribe small hippocampal volumes to variability in anatomic brain development, it may be that in older individuals, this is more appropriately ascribed to variability in non-Alzheimer's disease pathologies, resistance to age-related neurodegeneration, or both--all of which should have slow rates of atrophy.
Contract notice: Maintenance services of building elements and facilities generally ascribed to patronat municipal de l~habitatge (zone 1) buildings.
Nennius is just a name fostered on a 10th Century collection of documents then ascribed to this man only in a few 13th Century copies
Summary: In religious decree carried by Saudi websites, clerics rule series blasphemous because superheroes of its title are based on 99 attributes ascribed to Allah in Koran.
Baghdad (NINA) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki instructed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to summon the diplomat at Iraqi Embassy in Riyadh, Ma'ad al-Ubaidi, to question him on what has been ascribed to him of sectarian statement, and discipline him if that is proven to be true.
The improvement can be ascribed to the initiatives launched in 2009 in the form of cost-cutting measures and, not least, substantial reductions in loan losses and impairment charges, CEO Sven Blomberg said.
AaAaAa The decrease is notably ascribed to the drop in wheat imports which stood at 192.