ascription [uh-skrip-shuhn] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||acknowledgment, adscription, assignment, credit, recognition|
|Concept:||[Assignment of cause] Attribution.|
|Category:||1. CONSTANCY OF SEQUENCE IN EVENTS|
attribute to, ascribe to, impute to, refer to, lay to, point to, trace to, bring home to; put down to, set down to, blame; charge on, ground on; invest with, assign as cause, lay at, the door of, father upon; account for, derive from, point out the reason [more]; theorize; tell how it comes; put the saddle on the right horse.
attributed; attributable; referable to, referible to, due to, derivable from; owing to (effect); putative; ecbatic.
hence, thence, therefore, for, since, on account of, because, owing to; on that account; from this cause, from that cause; thanks to, forasmuch as; whence, propter hoc., why? wherefore? whence? how comes it, how is it, how happens it? how does it happen?, in some way, in some such way; somehow, somehow or other.
that is why; hinc illae lachrymae [Horace. "Hence those tears" (Latin)].
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