attribute  

  • Pronunciation Video of attribute

  • Pronunciation of attribute: AE1 T R AH0 B Y UW0 T

  • Number of syllables of attribute: 3

  • Definition of attribute

    • (n): an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity  
    • (n): a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"  
    • (v): attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"  
    • (v): decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"  
  • Examples of attribute

    • We cannot attribute it to forgetfulness.  
    • Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.  
    • God's omniscience attribute is referenced in the God article.  
    • He thus equates womankind with the attribute of frailty.  
    • All process models attribute their roots to the flowchart.  
    • Amiability is a beautiful attribute to attain.  
    • Cite the sources and attribute the claims appropriately.  
    • Attribute the opinion to the author of the book.  
    • Sovereignty is an attribute of the state.  
    • I attribute the failure of the other ones to vendettas.  

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