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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attributableadjective

    capable of being attributed

    "the collapse of the movement was attributable to a lack of morale"; "an idea attributable to a Russian"


  1. attributableadjective

    Capable of being attributed.

    His lack of conversation is attributable to his shyness.

  2. attributableadjective

    Allowed to be attributed.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Attributableadjective

    That which may be ascribed or attributed; ascribable; imputable.

    Etymology: attribuo, Lat.

    Much of the origination of the Americans seems to be attributable to the migrations of the Seri. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.


  1. attributable

    Attributable refers to something that is regarded as being caused by or credited to a particular person, factor, or circumstance. It implies that a specific result or effect can be assigned or connected to a certain source.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attributableadjective

    capable of being attributed; ascribable; imputable

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attributable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attributable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of attributable in a Sentence

  1. Keeve Nachman:

    An FDA intervention, such as determining maximum levels for 4-MEI in beverages, could be a valuable approach to reducing excess cancer risk attributable to 4-MEI exposure in the U.S. population.

  2. Gavin Schmidt:

    While the ranking of individual years can be affected by chaotic weather patterns, the long-term trends are attributable to drivers of climate change that right now are dominated by human emissions of greenhouse gases, the data shows quite clearly that it's the greenhouse gas trends that are responsible for the majority of the trends.

  3. Scott Colyer:

    Investors have been very cautious, overly so in equities, over the past month or so. That seems to be mostly attributable to overseas risks. Those risks are coming off the table this week.

  4. Sheldon Cohen:

    This suggests that being hugged by a trusted person may act as an effective means of conveying support and that increasing the frequency of hugs might be an effective means of reducing the deleterious effects of stress, the apparent protective effect of hugs may be attributable to the physical contact itself or to hugging being a behavioral indicator of support and intimacy.

  5. Brandon Rees:

    The executive has received a windfall based on the bull market, which isn’t always attributable to their own performance, and that’s wrong.

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    an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
    • A. profaneness
    • B. instigation
    • C. cazique
    • D. arbalist

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