But I know by now to be very careful about attributing too much significance to a report like that.
attributing the last four years to either Republicans or Democrats is myopic American parochialism.
He is taking all the merit and attributing all the disasters to others.
late 14c., "assign, bestow," from Latin attributus, past participle of attribuere "assign to, add, bestow;" figuratively "to attribute, ascribe, impute," from ad- "to" + tribuere "assign, give, bestow" (see tribute). Related: Attributed; attributing.
"quality ascribed to someone," late 14c., from Latin attributum "anything attributed," noun use of neuter of attributus (see attribute (v.)). Distinguished from the verb by pronunciation.