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Another word for attribute

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

    See also:

    give

Noun
  1. A distinctive element

      1. Public estimation of someone; reputation:
      2. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
      3. Essential quality; nature; kind or sort
      1. (Mathematics) The least number of times the multiplicative identity in a ring needs to be added to itself to reach the additive identity, or, if the additive identity is never reached, zero. The integers have a characteristic of zero; the integers modulo 12 have a characteristic of 12.
      2. A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
      3. A distinguishing trait, feature, or quality; peculiarity
      1. A special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
      2. A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
      3. (Linguistics) A property of linguistic units or forms:
      1. A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A recognized standard of quality:
      1. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
      2. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
      3. The quality or condition of being peculiar
      1. Any trait or attribute proper to a thing or, formerly, to a person; characteristic quality; peculiarity; specif., any of the principal characteristics of a substance, esp. as determined by the senses or by its effect on another substance
      2. (Logic) A quality common to all members of a species or class
      3. An attribute, characteristic, or quality:
      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Superiority of kind:
      1. A distinctive quality or characteristic:
      2. That quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell
      3. Characteristic quality; distinctive property
      1. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
      2. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
      3. A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
    See also:

    be

  2. An object associated with and serving to identify something else

      1. A visible symbol of a thing, idea, class of people, etc.; object or representation that stands for or suggests something else
      2. A sign, badge, or device
      3. An object or representation that functions as a symbol:
      1. Something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible:
      2. A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
      3. (Psychology) An object or image that an individual unconsciously uses to represent repressed thoughts, feelings, or impulses:
    See also:

    substitute

Another word for attribute

Noun
      1. High social position:
      2. Those in a high social position:
      3. Superiority of kind:
      1. A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
      2. A genetically determined characteristic or condition:
      3. A distinguishing quality or characteristic, as of personality
      1. A piece of real estate:
      2. (Logic) A quality common to all members of a species or class
      3. An attribute, characteristic, or quality:
Verb
  1. See also:

    accuse

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