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tr.v. as·cribed, as·crib·ing, as·cribes
1. To regard as arising from a specified cause or source: "Other people ascribe his exclusion from the canon to an unsubtle form of racism" (Daniel Pinchbeck). See Synonyms at attribute.
2. To regard as belonging to or produced by a specified agent, place, or time: ascribed the poem to Shakespeare.

[Middle English ascriben, from Old French ascrivre, from Latin ascrībere : ad-, ad- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

a·scrib′a·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ascribable - 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"
attributable - capable of being attributed; "the collapse of the movement was attributable to a lack of morale"; "an idea attributable to a Russian"


[əsˈkraɪbəbl] ADJatribuible (to a)


adj to be ascribable to somethingeiner Sache (dat)zuzuschreiben sein
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To this cause perhaps, united to their frequent bathing and extreme cleanliness, is ascribable, in a great measure, the marvellous purity and smoothness of skin exhibited by the natives in general.
The interval between the delivery of this message, and the arrival of Mr Squeers, was very short; but, before he came, Ralph had suppressed every sign of emotion, and once more regained the hard, immovable, inflexible manner which was habitual to him, and to which, perhaps, was ascribable no small part of the influence which, over many men of no very strong prejudices on the score of morality, he could exert, almost at will.
Part of this fault is ascribable to the use of magic, to which there is repeated but inconsistent resort, especially, as in the medieval romances, for the protection of the good characters.
Data pertaining to reinvested earnings is also sought which reflects the use of all kinds of reserves and un-appropriate profit/loss ascribable to foreign direct investors, portfolio investment by non-resident portfolio investors.
They were named by Harvey Cushing and described as being derived from "epithelial rests ascribable to an imperfect closure of the hypophysial or craniopharyngeal duct".
The professional figures that will be required are ascribable to: Legal category c - professional profile: Administrative instructor / technical instructor; Legal category b3 - professional profile: Administrative collaborator.
While the usual choice of remaining gasoline-compliant is ascribable to the lack of CNG-related infrastructure, the bi-fuel NG operation suffers from perceivable performance compromise in comparison with CNG-optimized counterpart [8].
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A great deal of what has brought the region down in this 21st century is ascribable to two pulverising events: the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the turmoil unleashed by the chain of Arab uprisings from 2011," Gardner wrote.
He added that Bahrain has always attached huge importance to the practical aspect, and the advanced results achieved at the regional and international arena are partly ascribable to the provision of free education for all in addition to the Kingdom of Bahrain's commitment to non-discrimination in education.
We observed a multitude of other pathologic findings in our series that were less obviously ascribable to outflow obstruction.
With the establishment of new Islamic banking branches it is committed to cater the banking requirements of Islamic banking and consequently play its ascribable role in socio-economic development of the society.