Pronunciation of Ascribe
/ɐskɹˈa͡ɪb/, /ɐskɹˈaɪb/, /ɐ_s_k_ɹ_ˈaɪ_b/
Synonyms for ascribe:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 1 (noun)
assign to source (verb)
grant, endow, pledge, offer, share, deliver, devote, assist, allow, expend, bestow, allot, give, shower, lend, tender, dole, pay, send, dispense, help, impart, disburse, award, bequeath, lavish, furnish, render, present, provide, supply, ration, extend, donate, contribute, consign, serve, submit, fund.
Usage examples for ascribe:
- It is difficult to decide the source from which an architect so great as Wren derived any feature of his buildings, but it seems to me reasonable to ascribe to foreign influence his use of the side- walls at Trinity College library; and his scheme for combining a lofty internal wall with beauty of external design, and a complete system of lighting, must always command admiration. - "The Care of Books", John Willis Clark.
- She called me her benefactor and said she would be a sister to me; and whatever motive you- who hate her out of a habit of prejudice without really knowing her- may choose to ascribe her conduct to, I- I believe in her, and understand her. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- They ascribe unto themselves two gifts which they believe that they possess, the gift of literary composition, and the gift of oratory; neither of which one man in a hundred, perhaps, possesses separately, and not one in ten thousand, together! - "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.