Associations to the word «Ascribe»


ASCRIBE, verb. (transitive) To attribute a cause or characteristic to someone or something.
ASCRIBE, verb. (transitive) To attribute a book, painting or any work of art or literature to a writer or creator.

Dictionary definition

ASCRIBE, verb. Attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats".

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle