Ascribe in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ascribe

(transitive) To attribute a cause or characteristic to someone or something. | (transitive) To attribute a book, painting or any work of art or literature to a writer or creator. | (nonstandard, with to) To believe in or agree with; subscribe.

Short Sentences for Ascribe

  • 1. To what must we ascribe this? 🔊
  • 2. He did not ascribe it to that absurd dead man. 🔊
  • 3. But we must ascribe to it a higher dignity and a divine intention. 🔊

How to use Ascribe in Sentences?

  • 1. Do not at once ascribe anything which you hear to the ignorance or stupidity of the speaker. 🔊
  • 2. It would be charitable to ascribe to this reason the gruesome happenings of that afternoon. 🔊
  • 3. Pray forgive my troubling you, and ascribe it chiefly to my helpless condition. 🔊
  • 4. It might seem an exaggeration to ascribe to the modern drama such an important role. 🔊
  • 5. The question naturally arises, to what are we to ascribe the formation of such a character? 🔊
  • 6. Let us be exhorted to exalt God alone, and ascribe to him all the glory of redemption. 🔊
  • 7. If it be now asked to what can we ascribe this superiority of the moderns in all the species of ridicule? 🔊
  • 8. Admiring ourselves in others, we ascribe to those whom we love or admire the qualities we value in ourselves. 🔊
  • 9. But it would be unjust and inconsiderate to ascribe this want of productivity to the disposition called laziness. 🔊
  • 10. Neither would it be strictly fair in some cases to ascribe the fault to pure carelessness on the part of the coolies. 🔊
  • 11. They ask themselves whether it is not habit and tradition in particular which lead us to ascribe to mechanics the origin of phenomena. 🔊
  • 12. I ascribe this to the very different form in which land appears, when seen from the unequal heights of a ship and a boat. 🔊
  • 13. We ascribe them to the error of mixing up the permanent principles of Christianity with its temporary institutions. 🔊
  • 14. As a matter of fact it was less the necessity than my own determination which I can truthfully ascribe as absolute. 🔊
  • 15. Catarina was old and foolish, or perhaps she, too, had shown at last the cunning and trickery that he began to ascribe to all these people. 🔊
  • 16. You yourselves do not ascribe any merit to Mahommed separate from that of revealing the unity of God. 🔊