Associations to the word «Attribute»


ATTRIBUTE, noun. A characteristic or quality of a thing.
ATTRIBUTE, noun. (grammar) A word that qualifies a noun, a qualifier.
ATTRIBUTE, noun. (logic) That which is predicated or affirmed of a subject; a predicate; an accident.
ATTRIBUTE, noun. (computing) An option or setting belonging to some object.
ATTRIBUTE, noun. (computing) (programming) A semantic item with which a method or other code element may be decorated.
ATTRIBUTE, verb. To ascribe (something) to a given cause, reason etc.
ATTRIBUTE, verb. To associate ownership or authorship of (something) to someone.

Dictionary definition

ATTRIBUTE, noun. A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property".
ATTRIBUTE, noun. An abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity.
ATTRIBUTE, verb. Attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats".
ATTRIBUTE, verb. Decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class".

Wise words

Every creature is a word of God.
Meister Eckhart