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Attribute (IPA: /ˈætɹəbˌjut/, /əˈtɹɪbˌjut/)


Attribute (v. t.)

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).

Attribute (n.)

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.

Attribute (n.)

Reputation.

Attribute (n.)

A conventional symbol of office, character, or identity, added to any particular figure; as, a club is the attribute of Hercules.

Attribute (n.)

Quality, etc., denoted by an attributive; an attributive adjunct or adjective.

Attribute

Characteristic feature of a figure in the visual arts, often an object attached to or held by the figure portrayed

Attribute

Property in the ontological sense

Attribute

Metadata which defines a property

Attribute

Property in a relational database

Attribute Synonyms

Dimension, Property

Attribute Synonyms

Assign

Attribute Synonyms

Ascribe, Impute, Assign

Translations

Attribute in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic." - James Russell Lowell

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Disinterested love for all living creatures, the most noble attribute of man." - Charles Darwin

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed." - Jerome K. Jerome

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is very strange that men should deny a creator and yet attribute to themselves the power of creating eels." - Voltaire

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity." - Stupidity


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