Meaning of ATTRIBUTE in English

ATTRIBUTE

I. noun see: tribute Date: 14th century an inherent characteristic, an object closely associated with or belonging to a specific person, thing, or office , a word ascribing a quality, see: quality II. transitive verb (-uted; -uting) Date: 1530 to explain by indicating a cause , 2. to regard as a characteristic of a person or thing, to reckon as made or originated in an indicated fashion , classify , designate , see: ascribe attributable adjective

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