Meaning of ascribe
Pronunciation: (u-skrīb'), [key]
— -cribed, -crib•ing.
- to credit or assign, as to a cause or source; attribute; impute: The alphabet is usually ascribed to the Phoenicians.
- to attribute or think of as belonging, as a quality or characteristic: They ascribed courage to me for something I did out of sheer panic.
- ascribe (Thesaurus)