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attribute

 
Noun attribute has 2 senses
  1. property, attribute, dimension - a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
    --1 is a kind of concept, conception, construct
    --1 has particulars:
     quality, character, lineament; feature, characteristic
  2. attribute - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
    --2 is a kind of
    abstraction
    --2 has particulars:
     shape, form; human nature; trait; thing; common denominator; personality; cheerfulness, cheer; uncheerfulness; ballast; ethos; eidos; quality; property; inheritance, heritage
Verb attribute has 2 senses
  1. impute, ascribe, assign, attribute - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
    --1 is one way to judge
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. assign, attribute - decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
    --2 is one way to judge
    Derived form: noun attribution2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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