HyperDic: attribute

English > 4 senses of the word attribute:
VERBcognitionattribute, impute, ascribe, assignattribute or credit to
cognitionattribute, assigndecide as to where something belongs in a scheme
NOUNcognitionattribute, property, dimensiona construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
Topsattributean abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
attribute > pronunciation
Soundsae'trahbyuw.t; ahtrih'byuw.t
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > attribute: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
Synonymsproperty, dimension
Narrowerfeature, characteristicA prominent attribute or aspect of something
feature of speech, feature(linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
quality, character, lineamentA characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishatributo, cualidad, propiedad, virtud
Catalanatribut, dimensió, propietat, qualitat
English > attribute: 4 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity.
NarrowerballastAn attribute that tends to give stability in character and morals
character(genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
cheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshineThe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
common denominatorAn attribute that is common to all members of a category
depthThe attribute or quality of being deep, strong, or intense
eidos(anthropology) the distinctive expression of the cognitive or intellectual character of a culture or a social group
ethos(anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era
human natureThe shared psychological attributes of humankind that are assumed to be shared by all human beings
inheritance, heritageAny attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
personalityThe complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
propertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
qualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
shape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
space, infiniteThe unlimited expanse in which everything is located
stateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
thingAny attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
timeThe continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
traitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
uncheerfulnessnot conducive to cheer or good spirits
Broaderabstraction, abstract entityA general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Spanishatributo, característica, rasgo
Catalanatribut, tret
English > attribute: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningAttribute or credit to.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"
Synonymsimpute, ascribe, assign
Narroweraccredit, creditascribe an achievement to
anthropomorphize, anthropomorphiseascribe human features to something
blame, chargeAttribute responsibility to
creditGive someone credit for something
imputeAttribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source
internalize, internalise, interiorize, interioriseincorporate within oneself
personify, personateAttribute human qualities to something
project, externalize, externaliseregard as objective
reattributeAttribute to another source
sensualize, carnalizeascribe to an origin in sensation
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Similar toimputeAttribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source
Spanishachacar, adjudicar, adscribir, asignar, atribuir, destinar, imputar
Catalanadjudicar, adscriure, allevar, atribuir, destinar, imputar
Adjectivesattributablecapable of being attributed
English > attribute: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningdecide as to where something belongs in a scheme.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymassign
Narrowerrelegate, classifyAssign to a class or kind
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Nounsattributionassigning to a cause or source

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