Attributable

  • 1 attributable — UK US /əˈtrɪbjətəbl/ adjective ● be attributable to sth Cf. be attributable to sth ● attributable to shareholders Cf. attributable to shareholders ► if a comment, statement, etc. is attributable, people know who said it or who is responsible for… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Attributable — At*trib u*ta*ble, a. Capable of being attributed; ascribable; imputable. [1913 Webster] Errors . . . attributable to carelessness. J. D. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 attributable — index derivative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 attributable — 1660s, from ATTRIBUTE (Cf. attribute) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 attributable — adj. attributable to (the fire was attributable to carelessness) * * * [ə trɪbjʊtəb(ə)l] attributable to (the fire was attributable to carelessness) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 6 attributable — [[t]ətrɪ̱bjʊtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: v link ADJ to n If something is attributable to an event, situation, or person, it is likely that it was caused by that event, situation or person. 10,000 deaths a year from chronic lung disease are attributable to… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 attributable — at|trib|u|ta|ble [əˈtrıbjutəbəl] adj [not before noun] likely to have been caused by something attributable to ▪ Death was attributable to gunshot wounds …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 attributable — at|trib|ut|a|ble [ ə trıbjətəbl ] adjective attributable to caused by a particular event, situation, activity, or person: illnesses attributable to cigarette smoking …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 attributable — UK [əˈtrɪbjʊtəb(ə)l] / US [əˈtrɪbjətəb(ə)l] adjective caused by a particular event, situation, activity, or person attributable to: illnesses attributable to cigarette smoking …

    English dictionary

  • 10 attributable — adjective capable of being attributed (Freq. 4) the collapse of the movement was attributable to a lack of morale an idea attributable to a Russian • Ant: ↑unattributable • Similar to: ↑ascribable, ↑due, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 attributable — Synonyms and related words: accountable, alleged, arising from, ascribable, assignable, attributable to, attributed, caused by, charged, coming from, contingent on, credited, dependent on, derivable from, derivational, derivative, deserving, due …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 attributable — adjective (not before noun) likely to be caused by something (+ to): Death was attributable to gunshot wounds …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 attributable — [əˈtrɪbjʊtəb(ə)l] adj caused by a particular event, situation, or activity illnesses attributable to cigarette smoking[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 14 attributable — attribute ► VERB (attribute to) ▪ regard as belonging to or being caused by. ► NOUN 1) a characteristic or inherent quality or feature. 2) an object that represents a person, status, or office. DERIVATIVES attributable adjective attribution noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 attributable — adjective see attribute II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 attributable — See attribute. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17 attributable — adjective a) Capable of being attributed. b) Allowed to be attributed …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 attributable —   …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 19 attributable — at·trib·ut·a·ble || É™ trɪbjÊŠtÉ™bl adj. assignable, chargeable, imputable …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 attributable — a. 1. Ascribable, imputable, referrible, chargeable, traceable, owing, due, to be charged, to be attributed, to be imputed. 2. Predicable, ascribable, belonging, adhering, inhering or inherent (in), true (of) …

    New dictionary of synonyms