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Glossary definition: Attribute

Attribute: Characteristic of an Object

Attribute: A characteristic or quality of a person, place, or thing that is used to describe or identify it. Attributes can be physical (such as height, weight, eye color, etc.), mental (such as intelligence, creativity, etc.), or emotional (such as kindness, empathy, etc.). Attributes can also refer to the qualities of an object or concept (such as size, shape, color, etc.). Attributes are used to describe or identify something, and can be used to make comparisons and judgments.