- ascribe ► VERB (ascribe to) 1) attribute (a particular cause, person, or period) to. 2) regard (a quality) as belonging to.DERIVATIVES ascribable adjective ascription noun.ORIGIN Latin ascribere, from scribere 'write' .
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Ascribable — As*crib a*ble, a. Capable of being ascribed; attributable. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
ascribable — index derivative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
ascribable — (adj.) 1670s, from ASCRIBE (Cf. ascribe) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Ascribably; ascribability … Etymology dictionary
ascribable — adjective capable of being assigned or credited to punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain the oversight was not imputable to him • Syn: ↑due, ↑imputable, ↑referable • … Useful english dictionary
ascribable — adjective see ascribe … New Collegiate Dictionary
ascribable — See ascribe. * * * … Universalium
ascribable — adjective Able to be ascribed … Wiktionary
ascribable — Synonyms and related words: accountable, alleged, assignable, attributable, attributed, charged, credited, derivable from, derivational, derivative, deserving, due, entitled to, explicable, imputable, imputed, meriting, meritorious, owing,… … Moby Thesaurus
ascribable — asÂ·cribÂ·aÂ·ble || É™ skraÉªbÉ™bl adj. attributable, assignable, chargeable, imputable … English contemporary dictionary
ascribable — a. Attributable, traceable, chargeable, imputable, referrible, owing … New dictionary of synonyms