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at·trib·ute

 (ə-trĭb′yo͞ot)
tr.v. at·trib·ut·ed, at·trib·ut·ing, at·trib·utes
1. To regard as arising from a particular cause or source; ascribe: attributed their failure to a lack of preparation.
2. To regard (a work, for example) as belonging to or produced by a specified agent, place, or time: attributed the painting to Titian; attributed the vase to 18th-century Japan.
n. at·tri·bute (ăt′rə-byo͞ot′)
1. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
2. An object associated with and serving to identify a character, personage, or office: Lightning bolts are an attribute of Zeus.
3. Grammar A word or phrase syntactically subordinate to another word or phrase that it modifies; for example, my sister's and brown in my sister's brown dog.

[Latin attribuere, attribūt- : ad-, ad- + tribuere, to allot; see tribute.]

at·trib′ut·a·ble adj.
at·trib′ut·er, at·trib′u·tor n.
Synonyms: attribute, ascribe, impute, credit, assign, refer
These verbs mean to consider as resulting from or belonging to a person or thing. Attribute and ascribe, often interchangeable, have the widest application: The historian discovered a new symphony attributed to Mozart. The museum displayed an invention ascribed to the 15th century.
Impute is often used in laying guilt or fault to another: "We usually ascribe good; but impute evil" (Samuel Johnson).
Credit usually refers to the acknowledgment of another for an accomplishment or contribution: "Some excellent remarks were made on immortality, but mainly borrowed from and credited to Plato" (Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.).
Assign and refer are often used to classify or categorize: Program music as a genre is usually assigned to the Romantic period."A person thus prepared will be able to refer any particular history he takes up to its proper place in universal history" (Joseph Priestley). See Also Synonyms at quality.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.attributable - capable of being attributed; "the collapse of the movement was attributable to a lack of morale"; "an idea attributable to a Russian"
unascribable, unattributable - not attributable

attributable

adjective ascribable, accountable, applicable, traceable, explicable, assignable, imputable, blamable or blameable, placeable, referable or referrable deaths attributable to smoking
Translations

attributable

[əˈtrɪbjʊtəbl] ADJ attributable toatribuible a

attributable

adj to be attributable to somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache zuzuschreiben sein

attributable

[əˈtrɪbjʊtəbl] adjattribuibile
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The estimation and interpretation of attributable risk in health research.
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ABC further commented that the widespread and historical use of black cohosh products, coupled with the lack of scientific evidence of toxicity, strongly suggest that there is no attributable risk associated with the use of properly manufactured black cohosh preparations.
The WHO GBD study provided useful results in measuring global health status and attributable risk factors (WHO, 2004).