- A characteristic or quality of a thing.
verb (attribut, ing)
- His finest is his kindness.
- (computing) The applicable option selection; a variable or a value.
- This packet has its coherency set to zero.
- (used with to before the object) To associate ownership or authorship with.
Etymology: From attributus past participle of attribuere.
- This poem is attributed to Browning.
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