Meaning of attribution

at•tri•bu•tion

Pronunciation: (a"tru-by'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of attributing; ascription.
  2. something ascribed; an attribute.
  3. a classification for a coin, based on its distinguishing features, as date, design, or metal.
  4. authority or function assigned, as to a ruler, legislative assembly, delegate, or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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