verb (used with object), at·trib·ut·ed, at·trib·ut·ing.
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synonym study for attribute
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Example sentences from the Web for attribute
According to this rule, as a result of the measurement, the state jumps into one of the states where the attribute in question has a well-defined value.Schrödinger’s Cat When Nobody Is Looking - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Daniel Sudarsky|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
Dresses are certainly not taken as seriously as traditional sporting attire, despite their objectively positive attributes, like breathability and mobility.
Spend time on research and check out the attributes available to your business category in Google My Business, and simply spend a bit of time searching your competitors to see how they’re adapting.SEO in the second half of 2020: Five search opportunities to act on now|Jim Yu|August 17, 2020|Search Engine Watch
With this attribute, you don’t have to create separate feeds for each country in order to control which products show where.Google makes it easier to control Shopping ads by country|Ginny Marvin|August 12, 2020|Search Engine Land
For example, the URL I inspected in Bing showed issues with meta language tags being missing and alt attributes for images missing.Bing’s new URL Inspection tool: What it does and why to use it|Barry Schwartz|July 30, 2020|Search Engine Land
We attribute his successes or failures to the presence or lack of some special sauce that he does or does not possess.
Sure, Nancy has the fish-out-of-water thing going on, but that attribute often defines Piper.Orange Is the New Weeds: The Adventures of Jenji Kohan Across the 8th Dimension|Rich Goldstein, Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, he has retained an attribute reminiscent of the other ex-fundies.
We attribute no special merit to a man for having served when all were serving.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As with the Deep South, you could attribute this to ideology or cultural difference.Whites in the Deep South: Are They Partisan, or Just Racist?|Jamelle Bouie|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The right to exclude any or all classes of aliens is an attribute of sovereignty.Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
I am afraid that you are apt to attribute to the wonderful what was but natural weakness.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
But to attribute to Chaucer the fourth line of the Envoy seems hazardous.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
To this circumstance Lagrange was in after life accustomed partly to attribute his own fame and happiness.Self-Help|Samuel Smiles
Indeed, form is not an attribute of matter; it is an element of the combination.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
British Dictionary definitions for attribute
- an adjective or adjectival phrase
- an attributive adjective