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attribute
used in Wuthering Heights

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
It is an attribute of...
Definition
a characteristic (of something or someone)
  • No, I'm running on too fast: I bestow my own attributes over-liberally on him.
    Chapter 1 (54% in)
attributes = traits (characteristics)
There are no more uses of "attribute" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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2  —1 use as in:
I attribute it to...
Definition
to credit (a source for something)
in two typical senses:
  • "I attribute it to her work." — to say who or what made something happen
  • "Remember to attribute any quotations in your paper." — indicate the source of a quotation or idea
  • Heathcliff smiled again, as if it were rather too bold a jest to attribute the paternity of that bear to him.
    Chapter 2 (55% in)
attribute = credit (point to as the cause of)
There are no more uses of "attribute" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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