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  Definition of attribute
  1. an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
  2. a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
  3. attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
  4. decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
Similar Words: property, dimension, impute, ascribe, assign

 

Hyponyms: shape, form, human nature, trait, thing, common denominator, personality, cheerfulness, cheer, uncheerfulness, ballast, ethos, eidos, quality, property, inheritance, heritage, character, lineament, feature, characteristic, impute, sensualize, carnalize, credit, reattribute, anthropomorphize, anthropomorphise, personify, personate, accredit, blame, charge, project, externalize, externalise, internalize, internalise, interiorize, interiorise, relegate, classify

 

Grouped Verbs: impute

 

Derivational Morphology: attribution, ascription, imputation, assignment, assigning

 

 
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