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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈætrɪbjuːt/, verb: /əˈtrɪbjuːt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/v. əˈtrɪbjut; n. ˈætrəˌbjut/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. ə tribyo̅o̅t; n. atrə byo̅o̅t′)


Inflections of 'attribute' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
attributes
v 3rd person singular
attributing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
attributed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
attributed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: characteristic
Synonyms:
trait , characteristic , quality , property , feature , quirk , point , mark , marker , hallmark , fingerprint, distinguishing mark, attribution
Sense: Verb: ascribe
Synonyms:
ascribe, put sth down to sb, assign , credit , accredit, impute, refer to, trace to, connect , give sb credit, hold sb/sth responsible, chalk sth up to, associate , attach , apply to, fix upon, account for, point to, hang sth on sb (slang), fix sth on sb (slang), accuse , blame
Antonyms:
disconnect , disassociate, detach

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