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 Example Sentence 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. 🔊
  • 4. Will ascribe to you more honor Than him on whom you frown? 🔊
  • 5. I hope Y.R.H. will ascribe the delay solely to the pressure of circumstances. 🔊

How to use Ascribe in Sentence?

  • 1. Do not at once ascribe anything which you hear to the ignorance or stupidity of the speaker. 🔊
  • 2. Such then is the idea they form of pantheism, and which they ascribe to philosophy. 🔊
  • 3. It would be charitable to ascribe to this reason the gruesome happenings of that afternoon. 🔊
  • 4. Pray forgive my troubling you, and ascribe it chiefly to my helpless condition. 🔊
  • 5. Then he would ascribe it to some detail of his past, but it was too real and recent for that. 🔊
  • 6. It might seem an exaggeration to ascribe to the modern drama such an important role. 🔊
  • 7. The question naturally arises, to what are we to ascribe the formation of such a character? 🔊
  • 8. Let us be exhorted to exalt God alone, and ascribe to him all the glory of redemption. 🔊
  • 9. If it be now asked to what can we ascribe this superiority of the moderns in all the species of ridicule? 🔊
  • 10. Admiring ourselves in others, we ascribe to those whom we love or admire the qualities we value in ourselves. 🔊
  • 11. But it would be unjust and inconsiderate to ascribe this want of productivity to the disposition called laziness. 🔊
  • 12. Neither would it be strictly fair in some cases to ascribe the fault to pure carelessness on the part of the coolies. 🔊
  • 13. If there are great differences among them, every one that knows them will ascribe it to a difference in circumstances. 🔊
  • 14. They ask themselves whether it is not habit and tradition in particular which lead us to ascribe to mechanics the origin of phenomena. 🔊
  • 15. I ascribe this to the very different form in which land appears, when seen from the unequal heights of a ship and a boat. 🔊
  • 16. One can scarcely ascribe any importance to the immigration into Filipinas during the lapse of years. 🔊
  • 17. We ascribe them to the error of mixing up the permanent principles of Christianity with its temporary institutions. 🔊
  • 18. As a matter of fact it was less the necessity than my own determination which I can truthfully ascribe as absolute. 🔊
  • 19. 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. 🔊
  • 20. You yourselves do not ascribe any merit to Mahommed separate from that of revealing the unity of God. 🔊
  • 21. To ascribe the increase in prostitution to alleged importation, to the growth of the cadet system, or similar causes, is highly superficial. 🔊
  • 22. He could survive thirteen years of misfortune, in spite of his dreams, and then ascribe it all to the goodness and providence of God. 🔊
  • 23. If I am still unable to follow the impulse of my heart, I hope you will ascribe it to the state of my eyes. 🔊
  • 24. We have no reasons for believing that tobacco causes softening of the brain equal in plausibility to those which ascribe it to prolonged and excessive mental effort. 🔊
  • 25. The very teaching which Catholics falsely ascribe to Luther is an accepted dogma of their own Church. 🔊
  • 26. Next came a series of pictures which succeeded one another without our being able to separate the one from the other or to ascribe a beginning or an end to any one of them. 🔊
  • 27. Who to the gods ascribe a thirst for blood Do misconceive their nature, and impute To them their own inhuman dark desires. 🔊
  • 28. And these circumstances we ascribe to a hasty and superficial visit to the British West-India colonies. 🔊
  • 29. The Democratic organ did not scruple to ascribe the defeat to the fact that Lawyer Hutchings had sold his party. 🔊
  • 30. Other people besides the chaplain noticed the change, but, unlike Cargrim, they did not ascribe it to a consciousness of guilt, but to ill health. 🔊