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Definition of "ascribed" []

  • To credit or assign, as to a particular origin or period (verb)
  • To attribute as a quality; consider as belonging to (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of ascribe. (verb)

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Use "ascribed" in a sentence
  • "All 25 of us were dropped into "the princess castle," a designation ascribed to Madingly Hall of Cambridge University by my 3-year-old daughter during one of our late night FaceTime chats."
  • "Town Clerk the title ascribed in our version to the magistrate at Ephesus who appeased the mob in the theatre at the time of the tumult excited by Demetrius and his fellow craftsmen."
  • "Protestants of the present day, perhaps the most surprising feature of all may appear to be the title ascribed to the Pope by the judges, whilst publicly and solemnly dispensing the laws of the country."