One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they attributed the success of the expedition entirely to one man’
ascribe, assign, accredit, credit, impute, allot, allocate
put down to, set down to, chalk up to, lay at the door of, hold responsible for, pin something on, lay something on, place something on
connect with, associate with
informal stick something on
1‘he has all the attributes of a top midfield player’
quality, feature, characteristic, trait, element, aspect, property, hallmark, mark, distinction, sign, telltale sign, sure sign
idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, quirk
2‘the hourglass was depicted as the attribute of Father Time’
symbol, indicator, mark, sign, hallmark, trademark, status symbol
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