Attribute vs Grammaticality - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between attribute and grammaticality
is that attribute
is a characteristic or quality of a thing while grammaticality
is (of language) the state or attribute of obeying the rules of grammar; grammatical correctness.
As a verb attribute
is to ascribe (something) (to
) a given cause, reason etc.
A characteristic or quality of a thing.
(grammar) A word that qualifies a noun.
- His finest attribute is his kindness.
(computing) The applicable option selection; a variable or a value.
- In the clause "My jacket is more expensive than yours", "My" is the attribute of "jacket".
(logic) That which is predicated or affirmed of a subject; a predicate; an accident.
(computing, programming) A semantic item with which a method, etc. may be decorated.
- This packet has its coherency attribute set to zero.
- There are some more implementations which use C
- attribute s to define custom attributes specific to the AOP engine. Then the classes that need to be intercepted will be decorated with these custom attributes.
* See also
* relational attribute
To ascribe (something) (to) a given cause, reason etc.
* Archbishop Tillotson
- We attribute nothing to God that hath any repugnancy or contradiction in it.
* 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 278:
- The merit of service is seldom attributed to the true and exact performer.
To associate ownership or authorship of (something) (to) someone.
- H?kim's atypical actions should not be attributed to Islam as much as to insanity, which eventually led him to proclaim himself as Allah, whereupon he was murdered by outraged fellow Muslims.
- This poem is attributed to Browning.
(of language) The state or attribute of obeying the rules of grammar; grammatical correctness.
* 1963 , Peter Lackowski, “Words as Grammatical Primes”, Language , vol. 39, no. 2, p. 214:
- One cannot consistently judge the grammaticality of utterances without knowing what grammatical types their constituent morphemes represent.
* Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989.
* Random House Webster’s Unabridged Electronic Dictionary , 1987-1996.