"attribute" Definition

  1. 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).
  2. 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.
  3. n. Reputation.
  4. n. A conventional symbol of office, character, or identity, added to any particular figure; as, a club is the attribute of Hercules.
  5. n. Quality, etc., denoted by an attributive; an attributive adjunct or adjective.

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Position in dictionary: 7416 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "attribute": 2
Words that end with "attribute": 1
Words that contain "attribute": 2
Next words in dictionary: attributed, attributing, attribution, attributive, attributively, attrite, attrition, attry, attune, attuned
Previous words in dictionary: attributable, attrectation, attrap, attrahent, attractor, attractivity, attractive, attraction, attracting, attractile

English Dictionary Definition of attribute

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