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Definitions of attribute

  1. To ascribe; to consider (something) as due or appropriate (to); to refer, as an effect to a cause; to impute; to assign; to consider as belonging (to). Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To ascribe; impute; assign. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To ascribe: assign, or consider as belonging. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To ascribe; impute. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To ascribe (something) as due and belonging; assign; refer; with to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To ascribe, impute, or assign, as belonging or due. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To give as due; to ascribe to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. That which is attributed; a quality which is considered as belonging to, or inherent in, a person or thing; an essential or necessary property or characteristic. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Reputation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A conventional symbol of office, character, or identity, added to any particular figure; as, a club is the attribute of Hercules. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Quality, etc., denoted by an attributive; an attributive adjunct or adjective. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. That which is attributed: that which is inherent in: that which can be predicated of anything: a quality or property. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Inherent quality or property. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. That which is attributed; a characteristic. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A distinctive mark or symbol. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. That which is attributed as a property or a characteristic; an adjective; a symbol of office or character, added to the principal figure, as the trident of Neptune, the club of Hercules. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. A quality considered as belonging to, or inherent in, any person or thing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. ATTRIBUTABLE. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for attribute

  1. Mrs. Furnival in discussing her grievances would attribute them mainly to port wine. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  2. Denas had indeed said she was Roland's wife, but the St. Penfer News implied a very different relationship; and John had all that superstitious belief in a newspaper which is so often an attribute of ignorance. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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