Definition Of ascribes
attribute something to (a cause).
he ascribed Jane's short temper to her upset stomach
Example Of ascribes
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.
Around the world, people ascribe god-like attributes to lightning, rivers or even old buildings.
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.
Cynthia ascribes his behaviour to his upbringing.
Ex-radicals usually ascribe their evolution to the inevitable giving way of idealistic youth to responsible maturity.