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attribute
used in Persuasion

2 uses
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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
  • In fact, Anne could never see the crape round his hat, without fearing that she was the inexcusable one, in attributing to him such imaginations; for though his marriage had not been very happy, still it had existed so many years that she could not comprehend a very rapid recovery from the awful impression of its being dissolved.
    Chapter 16 (42% in)
  • She did not attribute guile to any.
    Chapter 10 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "attribute" in Persuasion.

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