Verb (used with object) : She attributed his bad temper to ill health. ,He attributed intelligence to his colleagues. ,to attribute a painting to an artist. ,to attribute a work to a particular period; to attribute a discovery to a particular country. From Dictionary.com.
Noun : Sensitivity is one of his attributes. ,A scepter is one of the attributes of a king. From Dictionary.com.
Conversely the therapist can reattribute failures so that the patient does not view them as presumed defects in character, p. From Wordnik.com. [Planned Short-Term Treatment] Reference
It appears that the Obama creative accountants are using the reattribute / redesignate categories (esp with HDUSAHFD) to move money around. From Wordnik.com. [Atlas Shrugs] Reference
"failed to refund or reattribute the full excessive portion in all situations.". From Wordnik.com. [The Times of India] Reference
To reattribute the damage to three years of American occupation doesn’t qualify as rational. From Wordnik.com. [Stromata Blog:] Reference
Although the Commission may take further legal action, prompt action by you to refund, redesignate, and/or reattribute of the excessive amount will be taken into consideration. ". From Wordnik.com. [Dump Michele Bachmann] Reference
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