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Another word for attribute

Verb
  1. To regard as belonging to or resulting from another

  2. See also:

    give

Another word for attribute

Noun
  1. An object associated with and serving to identify something else

  2. See also:

    substitute

Another word for attribute

Noun

Synonym Study

  • Attach implies the connection of something with something else as being appropriate to it different people attach different meanings to words
  • Credit implies belief in the possession of some quality or the responsibility for some action, often of a commendable nature to credit someone with intelligence
  • Assign , in this comparison, implies the placement of something in a particular category because of some quality or characteristic attributed to it to assign a poem to the 17th century
  • Impute usually implies the assignment of something unfavorable or accusatory to impute evil to someone
  • Ascribe implies assignment of something that may reasonably be deduced to ascribe a motive to someone
  • Attribute implies assignment of a quality, factor, or responsibility that may reasonably be regarded as applying or belonging to someone or something to attribute an error to carelessness