Adjective "ascribable" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


  1. 'To assess the statistical significance of basic differences between male and female subjects that were independent of any disturbances ascribable to shiftwork, we conducted an initial analysis.'
  2. 'Legislators make speeches, attend committee meetings, cast votes and leave a paper trail of positions taken and poses struck, mostly without consequences clearly ascribable to them as individuals.'


1. to credit or assign, as to a cause or source; attribute; impute: The alphabet is usually ascribed to the Phoenicians.

2. to attribute or think of as belonging, as a quality or characteristic: They ascribed courage to me for something I did out of sheer panic.

More examples(as adjective)

"growths can be ascribable to expansions."

"changes can be ascribable to processes."

"growths can be ascribable."

"changes can be ascribable."