- n a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
- n an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
- v attribute or credit to
We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
- v decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
- In fact, they are more likely to attribute it to individual causes like a lack of hard work--77% did so, compared with 62% of whites.
- Alber, 45, does not attribute any grandiose meaning to clothes: the transformation a woman feels when she puts on one of his dresses should originate in her rather than the cloth.
- But she added, "I'm not one though who would attribute it to being man-made.
- Jenny Macklin in Independent
Ms Macklin added: "The apology will be made on behalf of the Australian government and does not attribute guilt to the current generation of Australians."
- Sarah Palin in 7Online.com
In the past, including in an interview with Newsmax.com in August just ahead of her nomination, Palin said: "I'm not one though who would attribute [global warming] to being man-made."
- Sir Alex Ferguson in Times Online
Darren is in the same vein as Paul, Ryan Giggs and Wes Brown in that he is a long-serving member of the team,Ferguson said. "His consistency and level-headed approach is a great attribute and we are all delighted he has signed a new...