Meaning of attribute

Definition of attribute

(noun) a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
(verb) attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"

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