What does attributable mean?

attributable meaning in General Dictionary

effective at being attributed ascribable imputable

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  • effective at being attributed
  • with the capacity of being attributed; ascribable; imputable.

attributable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1660s, from attribute (v.) + -able.

attributable meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) with the capacity of becoming attributed; ascribable; imputable.

Sentence Examples with the word attributable

The increasing dryness of the land is partly, perhaps largely, attributable to the cutting down of timber trees both by natives and by whites, and to the custom of annually burning the grass, which is destructive to young wood.

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