Attribute may refer to:
- In research, a characteristic of an object (person, thing, etc.) - see attribute (research)
- In philosophy, property (philosophy), an abstraction of a characteristic of an entity or substance
- In art, an object that identifies a figure, most commonly referring to objects held by saints (earlier, by pagan gods) - see emblem
- In linguistics, a syntax unit, either a word, phrase or clause, that modifies a noun
- A deity's aspect; see Apophatic theology
- Attribute grammar, in formal computer languages
Other articles related to "attribute, attributes":
... individualized diagnostic score reporting using the attribute probability results ... score but also detailed information about what cognitive attributes were measured by the test and the degree to which the examinees have mastered these cognitive attributes ... This diagnostic information is directly linked to the attribute descriptions, individualized for each student, and easily presented ...
... which assigns three different die types (d4, d6, and d8) to four attributes ... The attributes all have Latin names Corpus (Body), Mentus (Mind), Spiritus (Spirit), and Fidelis (Faith) ... The d4 is assigned to the weakest attribute ...
... Attribute set, in a Relational model Attribute name, in Relational algebra A characteristic of a variable ...
... An attribute is a property of the class that defines it ... An attribute always has a name, and it may have a number of other defining characteristics ... An attribute's characteristics may include a read/write flag, a type, accessor method names, delegations, a default value and lazy initialization ...
... Attributes that are not in the grammatical accordance with the superior nouns are usually postpositional, i.e ... Such attributes keep their grammatical form regardless of the noun declension časování sloves – verb conjugation, conjugation of verbs (conjugation ...
Famous quotes containing the word attribute:
“Girls tend to attribute their failures to factors such as lack of ability, while boys tend to attribute failure to specific factors, including teachers attitudes. Moreover, girls avoid situations in which failure is likely, whereas boys approach such situations as a challenge, indicating that failure differentially affects self-esteem.”
—Michael Lewis (late20th-century)
“Both the Moral Majority, who are recycling medieval language to explain AIDS, and those ultra-leftists who attribute AIDS to some sort of conspiracy, have a clearly political analysis of the epidemic. But even if one attributes its cause to a microorganism rather than the wrath of God, or the workings of the CIA, it is clear that the way in which AIDS has been perceived, conceptualized, imagined, researched and financed makes this the most political of diseases.”
—Dennis Altman (b. 1943)
“Gratitudethe meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world.”
—Dorothy Parker (18931967)