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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attribute  \At*trib"ute\  ([a^]t"tr[i^]*b[=u]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p. 
  p.  {Attributed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Attributing}.]  [L. 
  attributus  p.  p.  of  attribuere  ad  +  tribuere  to  bestow.  See 
  {Tribute}.] 
  To  ascribe;  to  consider  something  as  due  or  appropriate 
  (to);  to  refer,  as  an  effect  to  a  cause  to  impute;  to 
  assign;  to  consider  as  belonging  (to). 
 
  We  attribute  nothing  to  God  that  hath  any  repugnancy  or 
  contradiction  in  it  --Abp. 
  Tillotson 
 
  The  merit  of  service  is  seldom  attributed  to  the  true 
  and  exact  performer.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Ascribe}. 




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