Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



re- +‎ attribute


reattribute (third-person singular simple present reattributes, present participle reattributing, simple past and past participle reattributed)

  1. To change the attribution of; to give credit to someone else for a deed.
    • 2009 March 20, Holland Cotter, “Treasures at a Korean Crossroad”, in New York Times[1]:
      A magnificent picture of a falcon, long attributed to the 14th-century Chinese animal painter Xu Ze, has recently been reattributed to the 16th-century Korean painter Yi Am, partly on the basis of a seal stamped on the picture's surface.