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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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In this study, we modelled the population attributable risk of colorectal cancer based on consumption of red and processed meats in Colombia for the year 2005.
Exposed attributable risk ranges up to 98% for the 22q11 deletion CNV.
For example, the section of the paper by Kraft and colleagues [11] quoted in the introduction indicated that a larger odds ratio implied a higher population attributable risk (PAR) and, thus, a higher relative risk (because PAR=1-1/r) in their study.
Attributable risk factors that exacerbated the symptoms of dry eye are place of residence (rural or urban), excessive wind, sunlight, high temperature, air, pollution, drug, computer worker, office worker/shopkeeper, factory worker, myopia, hypermetropia, etc.
4] Nonstandard abbreviations: CVD, cardiovascular disease; AMI, acute myocardial infarction; PAR, population attributable risk.
Attributable risk estimate of severe psoriasis on major cardiovascular events.
The estimation and interpretation of attributable risk in health research.
5, "corresponding to an attributable risk of about 1 [febrile seizure] in 4,000 doses," Dr.
The following indicators of inequalities were used for each study municipality: Concentration Index (CI), Attributable Risk Percent (ARP), Population Attributable Risk Percent (PARP), Rate Ratio (RR), and Number of Preventable Events (preventable infant deaths per strata and total preventable infant mortality).
Appendices feature the committee's public hearings agendas, biographical sketches of committee members, the classification systems used in evidence reviews, a summary table of estimates of population attributable risk, glossary, and information available online about radiation exposure of the U.
The attributable risk of these feeding practices, defined as the additional risk of developing a condition after being exposed to a given factor when compared with non-exposed subjects [Fletcher and Fletcher, 2005], is presented in Table 1.