capable of being assigned or credited to

punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading


the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain


the oversight was not imputable to him

Syn: ↑due, ↑imputable, ↑referable
Similar to: ↑attributable
Derivationally related forms: ↑ascribe

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  • Ascribable — As*crib a*ble, a. Capable of being ascribed; attributable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ascribable — (adj.) 1670s, from ASCRIBE (Cf. ascribe) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Ascribably; ascribability …   Etymology dictionary

  • ascribable — ascribe ► VERB (ascribe to) 1) attribute (a particular cause, person, or period) to. 2) regard (a quality) as belonging to. DERIVATIVES ascribable adjective ascription noun. ORIGIN Latin ascribere, from scribere write …   English terms dictionary

  • ascribable — adjective see ascribe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ascribable — See ascribe. * * * …   Universalium

  • ascribable — adjective Able to be ascribed …   Wiktionary

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  • ascribable — as·crib·a·ble || É™ skraɪbÉ™bl adj. attributable, assignable, chargeable, imputable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ascribable — a. Attributable, traceable, chargeable, imputable, referrible, owing …   New dictionary of synonyms