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English verb: ascribe

1. ascribe (cognition) attribute or credit to


SamplesWe attributed this quotation to Shakespeare.
People impute great cleverness to cats.


Synonymsassign, attribute, impute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)accredit, anthropomorphise, anthropomorphize, blame, carnalize, charge, credit, credit, externalise, externalize, impute, interiorise, interiorize, internalise, internalize, personate, personify, project, reattribute, sensualize


Verb groupimpute









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