Attribution

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Assignment of cause.
<- N
PARAG:Attribution->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ attribution
attribution
theory
etiology
ascription
reference to
rationale
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ accounting for
accounting for
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ palaetiology1
palaetiology1
imputation
derivation from
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ filiation
filiation
affiliation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pedigree
pedigree
&c.(paternity) 166
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ explanation
explanation
&c.(interpretation) 522
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ reason why
reason why
&c.(cause) 153
PARAG:Attribution->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ attribute to
attribute to
ascribe to
impute to
refer to
lay to
point to
trace to
bring home to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ put down to
put down to
set down to
blame
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ charge on
charge on
ground on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ invest with
invest with
assign as cause
lay at
the door of
father upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ account for
account for
derive from
point out the reason
&c. 153
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ theorize
theorize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tell how it comes
tell how it comes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ put the saddle on the right horse
put the saddle on the right horse
PARAG:Attribution->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ attributed
attributed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ attributable
attributable
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ referable to
referable to
referible to
due to
derivable from
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ owing to
owing to
&c.(effect) 154
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ putative
putative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ecbatic
ecbatic
PARAG:Attribution->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ hence
hence
thence
therefore
for
since
on account of
because
owing to
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on that account
on that account
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ from this cause
from this cause
from that cause
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ thanks to
thanks to
forasmuch as
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ whence
whence
propter hoc
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ why
why
???>?
wherefore
???>?
whence
???>?
how comes it
how is it
how happens it
???>?
how does it happen
???>?
in some way
in some such way
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ somehow
somehow
somehow or other

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • attribution — late 15c., action of bestowing or assigning, from M.Fr. attribution (14c.), from L. attributionem (nom. attributio) an assignment, attribution, noun of action from pp. stem of attribuere (see ATTRIBUTE (Cf. attribute)). Meaning thing attributed… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Attribution — At tri*bu tion, n. [L. attributio: cf. F. attribution.] 1. The act of attributing or ascribing, as a quality, character, or function, to a thing or person, an effect to a cause. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is ascribed or attributed. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attribution — at·tri·bu·tion /ˌa trə byü shən/ n: a rule in tax law that in certain cases deems property owned by one person or business entity to be owned by another or others Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. attribution …   Law dictionary

  • attribution — Attribution. s. f. v. Prerogative, privilege attribué à une personne, à une charge. Ces charges ont de grandes attributions. Il signifie aussi, La concession qui attribuë quelque prerogative, quelque privilege. Un Edit d attribution de droits …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Attribution — (v. lat. Attributio 1) Zutheilung, Beilegung; 2) Ertheilung von Rechten; 3) Bevollmächtigung zu richterlicher Entscheidung; 4) (Dogm.), in der Christologie so v.w. Genus idiomaticum, s. u. Christus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Attribution — In art, attribution is the judgment by experts as to the author, date, or other aspect of the origin of a work of art. Works attributed to an artist are more firmly believed to be theirs than those ascribed . Attribution can also mean:… …   Wikipedia

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