ascription ascription

Definition(s):

  1. (n) assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
  2. (n) assigning to a cause or source

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Dignity, strength and power may be brought to the service if it closes with the noble strains of the 'Te Deum,' a confession of faith as well as an ascription of praise.

News

  1. George Will: As farcical year nears end, it's time to take look back

    We are tomorrow's past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than for edification. WASHINGTON — We are tomorrow's past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than for edification. HealthCare.gov performed the public service of defeating Barack Obama's ascription of every disagreeable ...
    on November 28, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  2. For these we give thanks?

    We are tomorrow’s past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than for edification. HealthCare.gov performed the public service of defeating Barack Obama’s ascription of every disagreeable effect to one of two causes — George W. Bush or global warming. Concerning the latter, a CNN anchor wondered if an asteroid that passed by Earth on Feb. 15 ...
    on November 28, 2013     Source: Jackson Hole News & Guide

  3. Give thanks for an amusing 2013

    WASHINGTON — We are tomorrow’s past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than for edification. HealthCare.gov performed the public service of defeating Barack Obama’s ascription of every disagreeable effect to one of two causes — George W. Bush or global warming. Concerning the latter, a CNN anchor wondered if an asteroid that passed by ...
    on November 28, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

Quotes

  • Irwin Cotler, a Canadian MP and former minister of justice and attorney-general, believes that this pernicious ideology has manifested itself so "that Israel is delegitimized, if not demonized, by the ascription to it of the two most scurrilous...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Irwin Cotler Source: American Thinker

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /