attributee

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

attribute +‎ -ee

Noun[edit]

attributee (plural attributees)

  1. That to which something is attributed; a target of attribution.
    • 2006 November 22, Arvid Båve, “A pragmatic defense of Millianism”, Philosophical Studies, DOI:10.1007/s11098-006-9037-0: 
      I follow Salmon ( 1989 ) in taking what is pragmatically communicated here to be about linguistic expressions, but avoid the notion of guise of belief in favor of unproblematic general beliefs of the attributee.