verb (used with object), at·trib·ut·ed, at·trib·ut·ing.
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Each prospect has a wingspan that stretches to nearly 7 feet, defensive awareness and a precise 3-point shot as their most attractive attributes, making them tailor-made for an NBA that for the past half-decade has put a premium on such traits.These 3 NBA Draft Prospects Are Perfect Fits For The Modern League|Michael Pina|November 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The ways in which this creature’s creators have successfully modeled him on human attributes can offer insights into how and why people deem certain beings and certain behaviors undeniably lovable.What Makes Baby Yoda So Lovable? - Facts So Romantic|Morgan K. Hoke & Douglas K. Smit|November 4, 2020|Nautilus
For example, Akhavan said, in the auto parts vertical, the most obvious attribute is the vehicle that a person drives.How CarParts.com leverages CDP tech to create customer-centric experiences|Sponsored Content: Blueshift|November 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
ReviewMeta runs 12 tests for veracity, while Review Summarizer compares specific attributes of a product and calculates the percentage of positive and negative reviews for that attribute.
At the same time, devices in some of Xilinx’s traditional markets, such as automotive and networking, are increasingly taking on more of the attributes of computers.
Ambassador Shirley Temple Black attributed this to the “deeply risk-averse psychology of the Czech people.”
Similarly, the messages from Saudi Arabia and Yemen were attributed generically to the “mujahideen” in both countries.
Two of the five victims commonly attributed to Jack the Ripper are now suspected of being killed by copycats.
Indeed, both the legend and legacy of Jack the Ripper are far more gripping than the crime spree attributed to him.
Scapegoats may seem like random victims, because they are (by definition) not responsible for the evils attributed to them.
The cow happily recovered, which the widow entirely attributed to the efficacy of her pastor's prayer.
To Willis, however, must be attributed greater advance in the utilization of heavy pressures for reed work.
He owned a 54-ton yacht named the Opal, and attributed the wonderful health he enjoyed to his numerous sea voyages.
To many causes may the comparative smallness of success that has attended these be attributed.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
To this circumstance is to be attributed the difficulty that exists of obtaining any one as servant or in any other capacity.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for attribute
- an adjective or adjectival phrase
- an attributive adjective