- Holding a banquet and distributing awards in honor of a local hero is an act of attribution.
- Intelligence, witticism and good looks are each an example of an attribution.
The definition of attribution means the act of giving someone credit for doing something or the quality or characteristic of a particular person.
- The act of attributing, especially the act of establishing a particular person as the creator of a work of art.
- Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
From Middle French attribution, from Latin attributio.