Translation of ascribe in Spanish:


Pronunciation /əˈskraɪb/ /əˈskrʌɪb/

transitive verb

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    to ascribe sth to sth/sb atribuirle algo a algo/algn
    formal imputarle algo a algo/algn
    to ascribe sth to sb atribuirle algo a algn
    • The substantial increase in the navy in this period is ascribed to him.
    • Any half-wit, by the simple device of ascribing his delusions to revelation, takes on an authority that is denied to all the rest of us.
    • Have you noticed how each of us is guilty of ascribing motives to other people's actions, yet so often get it wrong?
    • This derives from a study that says just the opposite, ascribing the mortality figure to physical inactivity, risky weight-loss processes and poor diet.
    • As long as a believer ascribes his views to his faith, he can say anything he wants and if you don't like it, you're the bigot.
    • The 39-year-old businessman ascribes his career to his exploratory spirit and wise management.
    • Cynthia ascribes his behaviour to his upbringing.
    • She now involves an assistant who understands what she wants, though she still ascribes the results to chance.
    • He partly ascribed the problems to a shortage of skills at municipal level in treating drinking water and waste water.
    • Yet the two reporters ascribed the development to rural poverty.
    • He ascribed the poor results to poverty and the lack of resources at most schools.
    • Many people in the department ascribe his odd behaviour to drunkenness and encroaching senility.
    • In Avalonia this last period is ascribed to a rift or wrench regime.
    • In 1926 Brown published a paper in which he ascribed these fluctuations to irregular changes in the Earth's period of rotation which has subsequently proved correct.
    • In addition, in ascribing such influence to church outreach your reader implicitly assumes that the poor in New Orleans are organized around effective, cohesive religious and ethnic communities.
    • The AP obituary says it was lung cancer and ascribes the disease to his smoking history, both of which I think are incorrect.
    • Ex-radicals usually ascribe their evolution to the inevitable giving way of idealistic youth to responsible maturity.