Followed by the Collins COBUILD entry:
If you attribute something to an event or situation, you think that it was caused by that event or situation.
- Women tend to attribute their success to external causes such as luck.
If you attribute a particular quality or feature to someone or something, you think that they have got it.
- People were beginning to attribute superhuman qualities to him.
- attribution /'ætrɪbj'uːʃən/
- There's usually a lot of attribution of evil intent to those who have different views.
If a piece of writing, a work of art, or a remark is attributed to someone, people say that they wrote it, created it, or said it.
- This, and the remaining frescoes, are not attributed to Giotto.
- ...a Madonna and Child attributed to Pietro Lorenzetti.
An attribute is a quality or feature that someone or something has.
- Cruelty is a normal attribute of human behaviour.
- He has every attribute you could want and could play for any team.
What do you think? Notice that while the wording differs here and there, and Google has more senses listed, it's strikingly similar. Even some of the examples are the same.
I think it's a great choice. The COBUILD was revolutionary when it came out, and it's still a damn fine dictionary.