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at·tri·bu·tion

 (ăt′rə-byo͞o′shən)
n.
1. The act of attributing, especially the act of establishing a particular person as the creator of a work of art.
2. Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.

at′tri·bu′tion·al adj.

at•tri•bu•tion

(ˌæ trəˈbyu ʃən)

n.
1. the act of attributing; ascription.
2. something ascribed; an attribute.
[1425–75; < Latin]

Attribution

 

chalk it up To ascribe, credit, or attribute. In the 16th century, it became common practice in British pubs and alehouses to keep track of a customer’s bill by making chalk marks on a slate. In this way, the barkeep had an accurate count of all drinks ordered on credit.

All my debts stande chaukt upon the poste for liquor. (The Returne From Parnassus, 1597)

In current usage, the expression is employed figuratively.

What [16-year-old Tracy Austin] has that the others don’t is an uncluttered spirit—a clean slate, if you will, on which plenty of victories will be recorded and losses chalked up to experience. (AP wire story, March 25, 1979)

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.attribution - assigning some quality or character to a person or thing; "the attribution of language to birds"; "the ascription to me of honors I had not earned"
categorisation, categorization, sorting, classification - the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
zoomorphism - the attribution of animal forms or qualities to a god
2.attribution - assigning to a cause or source; "the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath"; "he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso"
categorisation, categorization, sorting, classification - the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
animatism - the attribution of consciousness and personality to natural phenomena such as thunderstorms and earthquakes and to objects such as plants and stones
imputation - the attribution to a source or cause; "the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously"
externalisation, externalization - attributing to outside causes

attribution

noun ascription, charge, credit, blame, assignment, attachment, placement, referral, assignation, imputation There was attribution of evil intent to those with different views.

attribution

noun
The act of attributing:
Translations

attribution

[ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən] Natribución f

attribution

[ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən] nattribution f

attribution

n
no pl the attribution of this play to Shakespeare(die Tatsache,) dass man Shakespeare dieses Schauspiel zuschreibt; the attribution of the accident to mechanical failure(die Tatsache,) dass man den Unfall auf mechanisches Versagen zurückführt
(= attribute)Attribut nt, → Eigenschaft f

attribution

[ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃn] nattribuzione f
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